1. Christmas has become gaudy; sparkles glitter.
2. Stress turns on the nervous system.
3. Running on endorphins only lasts awhile.
4. I miss dogs; Santa please provide.
5. Dogs are bestfriends, die before you.
6 Cancer consumes my friend; tumours shrinking.
7. The beast never saw; beauty’s beastiness.
8. I began Christmas shopping; already overwhelmed.
9. Memories last awhile, music brings songs.
10. Smell triggers memory; sometimes horrid scents.
11. The backyard is dark; cats play.
12. There is a questioning, in silence.
13. We look at each other, silently.
14. The best words come from silence.
15. Sleep disturbed by so many words.
16. Poetry is gut wrenching; it hurts.
17. Pain is apart of everything; feel.
18. If you hurt, your not dead.
19. Hiking hills takes perseverence; I’ve none.
20. If magic is real; believe truth.
21. Sickness can stop life; turn pages.
22. Lovely leather books made hand bound.
23. Air is shallow here, water inhaled.
24. The cost of freedom is war.
25. Unnamed soldier; death makes us nameless.