Category Archives: Dedications

Thank-you Orange #OITNB

Dear Ms. Kerman, Ms. Kohan & the OITNB Cast, Inspired the emotions I felt while watching the Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, I began contemplating (yet again) writing out what my own childhood and teenage years were like. I guess … Continue reading

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For A (All five of you) “My father says that almost the whole world is asleep. Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybody you talk to. He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a … Continue reading

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Prayer Request

My grandfather was admitted to the hospital yesterday. Still waiting on some test results but it looks like he’s going to be fine. Hoping he’s going home tomorrow but I hope to know more soon. Heading over to the hospital … Continue reading

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Absence – A Poem

For Boston & dVersePoets It burns to breathe, Leaning into the shadow of a faded memory- No words, just silence Exhaling the absence of nouns & verbs which billow // like a tangled stream of smoke, It burns to breathe. … Continue reading

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Vibrato – A Poem & Dedication

This is dedicated to Willemijn Verkaik of Wicked who inspired me to keep singing even if its just when I’m alone. A deep green vibrato leads dramatic scenes Hovering high at fifty octaves above my own & new strings Holding … Continue reading

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Dear @dVersePoets

Hello fellow poets, I wanted to take a minute and really express some heavy gratitude that I wasn’t sure how to say until tonight. First, I want to say thank-you to Brian Miller at dVersePoets for inviting me to co-host … Continue reading

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To Stand – A Poetic Dedication to @JoshGroban

Introduction: This was written while listening to Josh Groban’s new song “Brave” What an incredible song. If you haven’t heard it yet- go listen now. You surely won’t regret it. I am dedicating this poem to Josh Groban who inspired … Continue reading

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Maybe – A Poem & Tribute

Introduction: This was written while listening to Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”. Although, I feel no tribute could do justice to such a musical genius, this is all I can offer.. My morning reflection Seemingly a promising Disappointment I … Continue reading

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The Cathedral – A Poem & Dedication

Introduction: This poem was written while listening to Lindsey Stirling’s piece called “Shadows” This poem was originally much longer and went on for pages as this music is nothing but pure inspiration, but for the sake of time and my … Continue reading

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Moon Child – A Poem

A moon child at heart The sun stepped aside As she drew the stars To let her light shine Gretchen Leary 2012

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