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Being Known

Daily Practice

Poetry from the Junkman’s widow

A clever widow advised,
take that grief in small sips, sister:
No sense letting the waves
Steal your breath: you’ll drown.

Those waves come at you
unannounced, they overwhelm you, sister.
Do what your girlfriends say:
small steps, hang onto your crown

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Elizabeth Barnesco

Poet, Bookavore, Eco-Gardener, Dog-Lover: A Dreamer in Her Third Act...