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About monalisasrandomthoughts

I craft people poems. I laugh out-loud. I love all things. Everything is about order. My movements are chess. Everything to me calculates. I just look like this.

Poem twenty-one

I love this number twenty one it shows my strength transposed it is my birth month in numbers my son and I share these numbers because God said so. This number is my good luck charm it is my confirmation … Continue reading

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Poem twenty

we used to be little girls playing on Cleveland streets enjoying our youth eating penny candy and playing hopscotch running to the corner store for our mamas. we used to be teenage girls playing on Cleveland streets enjoying our youth … Continue reading

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Poem eighteen

sing a song for those fallen are angels forming clouds of love from a far let us remember when the wind blows we are magicians sending bunny rabbits into hats to be released into our hearts.  

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Poem seventeen

Past dealines past due bills piling up and no money to pay them. Just another day in our life. We scrape the scraps and create treasures we rob Peter to pay Paul to pay John these are names of disciples … Continue reading

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Poem sixteen

Spring is upon us in Cleveland we are gearing up for summer maybe it won’t be deadly this year the people may have cookouts without the ambulance and police joining families won’t cry over spilled blood may they not look … Continue reading

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Poem fifteen

your granddaughter is getting big. her legs are bungee cords she can’t stop jumping. her smile is my light. it radiates toothless and drooling. she’s a happy soul. your son is a man and a father and a good brother … Continue reading

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Poem fourteen

Love has to be the most easiest thing to get into. And the hardest thing to fall out of. Takes years to trick the heart that this feeling is real and deserving and necessary. In a world of independent women … Continue reading

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