Tag Archives: Sarah Thursday

Hostage

At work he says to me, “How are you? The last time we saw you, you ran out on dinner. We all wondered where you went, so we held your mom hostage.” He jokes, all smiling up a storm like … Continue reading

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Night Birds

At night, late past twelve, I hear them. Loud chirping birds clear like night sounds unmuddied by day droning. They are unapologetic. Sharp- shouting, “I am heard!” No contest for their platform, no shove- pushing, first-in-line claim-staking. They are joyous … Continue reading

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Excuses

I just called to tell you Sue’s transferring soon To tell you she’ll be gone I just called because I was hoping You’d want me to come over I just called to tell you I made you a tape of … Continue reading

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