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When I don’t call

It doesn’t mean

That you’re not there

In my thoughts


When I don’t write

It doesn’t mean

I have no words

In my heart


When I don’t answer

It doesn’t mean

You have no place

In my soul


When I keep silent

It doesn’t mean

I have nothing

To impart


When I don’t pra...

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The Voice of a Quill, Now Silent

I am but the mottled bark
of a tree once firmly rooted,
peeled from its stately trunk

and within my hollow carapace
echoes an inert drumbeat
that keeps the cadence for
a march of ornate trappings

soon and sooner still, one day
this crepuscular orphelin song
resonant in its languid longing
shall surge with the rising tide

the sound of its condescencion
as i...

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My work used by Dreamcatchers for Abused Children (an official non-profit 501(c)3 org in the US).



Dreamcatchers for Abused Children (an official non-profit 501(c)3 child abuse and neglect organisation in the US) has a Missing Persons Division. They have used my video poem 'The Missed' (top left) on their page : 

I will be working with some charities and important organisations again in 2012. These a...

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