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Life Rescheduled


thunderstorms hung over
the house all morning
about to mess with my

calendar even though I
dressed for what I thought
I was going to do today

then undressed

as rain pelted the roof and
bounced down the street
she was so close her lips

so sweet I moved what I
thought I was going to do
today to tomorrow

life rescheduled

Categories: Poetry

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alslaff

Poet, Writer, US Army (Retired)

I dreamed of writing when I was a youngster. The love of books and writing may have helped to dull the pain of severe sexual abuse as I was sexually abused by two men at my father’s place of work from age 8 to 12 or so. I learned about this for the first time when I was 50 years old. So, as a boy, reading was the only place I had to go to. My fantasy world was better and safer than my real world. I loved reading and writing.
Reading books and writing poetry are a joy to me still and are an important part of my life. (See my About Me page on my blog for the complete profile.)

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