Monthly Archives: February 2013

Touch – A Poem

Sweet heavy weight like Dense half Baked cake fingertips Pulling- Like thick Soft satin Falling- Warmly into your Heartbeat Embrace

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Hush – A Poem

Your woven hands surround me Like the soft glow of starlight Hushing my heavy heartbeat As you hold me, so tightly In the stillness of the night Gretchen Leary 2013 http://www.gretchenleary.com

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Lights Out

I’m feeling even more emotional than usual. No surprise there, this year has changed a lot for me. It’s funny how I write when I am upset most of the time. I don’t know what to write about when I’m … Continue reading

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Are We Friends?

Main Entry: 1 Friend Pronunciation: \ˈfrend\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle English frend, from Old English frēond; akin to Old High German friunt friend, Old English frēon to love, frēo free Date: before 12th century 1 a : one attached to … Continue reading

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Tired of Thinking

I feel like sometimes its easy to lose sense of self when digging deep in self reflection. I know that I have spent countless hours on how to let go and how to change to become a better friend to … Continue reading

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Marionette – A Poem

My thoughts on social conformity I want to loosen these See-through threads Like used heartstrings From pity driven hands That are dangling down To this misfit marionette- That I am – regrettably To dance for you again Gretchen Leary 2013

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Me & Amadeus – A Poem

For DversePoets: Meeting The Bar Prompt Cold nose pressed To winter’s window My long eyelashes Splashed with- Almost tears – Fear Kissed cheeks burn Time passes so slowly When little hands Mind the clock, “Stop- It’s okay, she’s fine- Just … Continue reading

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Moving On

Okay, so a lot of my blog posts have been very negative lately. A lot of venting. A lot of letting things go. I can’t say I’ve figured it all out yet but I can tell you one thing, I … Continue reading

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Learning to Listen

Balance in conversation is an odd thing. I often find myself somewhere in between two extremes: 1) “No one cares, so I’ll just keep to myself” and the tension builds, and it builds, and my sensory issues go into overdrive … Continue reading

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Tomorrow – A Poem

My shadow is silent As she paints and Ponders the quiet She grasps at tiny Thoughts like a Harsh hail storm of Cold, cluttered ruins Of her yesterdays She spins and Sputters these Webs of words One step forward Forever … Continue reading

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