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Another Birthday

12.19.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Sublime” (November 2017) Another Birthday By Murray Dunlap In light of it all, I solve a puzzle I redefine ‘good’ In spite of it all, I solve another puzzle And while still crying, I smile The satisfaction of recovery Is balanced with growth From an ugly […]


Sublime

11.13.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Fallows” (October 2017) Sublime By Murray Dunlap The task of the day: paint a fence Simple but needed, an obligatory task Sanding, you stop to think You can do this: you are alive You are standing straight With a stroke of a brush, it is […]


The Fallows

10.06.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Family Promise” (August 2017) The Fallows By Murray Dunlap Life bleeds into darkness While promising light Hardship appears never-ending In the worn paths of old ways The fallows have no path Nothing worn in, nothing proven Life churns out hardship But in the fallows lie hope With […]


Family Promise

08.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Peace” (July 2017) Family Promise By Murray Dunlap In a blinding fog I arrive at family promise My legs are sore from all my running around My eyes, seeing double, prepare dinner For the children without home Or love My fog clears as I watch them eat […]


Peace

07.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap dedicates this poem to his loving wife. His last poem to appear here was “Memorial Day” (May 2017) Peace By Murray Dunlap With a broken brain In a world gone mad I search for peace God sustains me And keeps me going For longer than I expect Nearly dead To newly wed Peace equals […]


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