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This is a subject matter weighing heavily upon my mind, especially in light of certain events in the House. It’s disappointing that they would choose politics over what would be right for the victim.

Poetic Bluebonnet

The tv murmurs with redundant sounds,

but nothing else be it abounds.

The world around me seem to sleep

yet I know there is another world which

works while our sleep is deep.

 

Know this to be true as I have worked it myself

just like Santa’s best elf.

The phone would ring with a new crisis

for this advocate to have no biases

and help the victim in tears

to ward off their fears.

 

Each call would be different

each call would be afferent.

A lifeline beats fast at one end of the phone

and dependent upon the advocate alone

for guidance and suggestions of hope to help them be safe and as strong as one.

 

Resources facing funding issues

and more victims than the shelters can uphold.

Where are the tissues

for those lost among the fold?

 

More funding is needed

as folks in the…

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My boyfriend are losing weight this year as our New Year’s resolution. This poem is to commemorate that. 🙂

Poetic Bluebonnet

Between he and I,

our New Year’s Resolution was made,

on New Year’s Eve

that neither he nor me

will be considered two fat cats in the shade.

 

Between he and I,

we created salads galore

so that we could think lean

and no longer mean

that we’ll be fat forever more.

 

Between he and I,

we thought about proteins

and balancing carbs and fats

fibers and all that

so that we can be lean t’weens.

 

Between he and I,

we’ve lost almost 80 pounds

since January

which brings us quite cheery

and we’re only 5 months down.

 

Between he and I,

we’ve got to know the grocery store very well

learning to read the labels

so that our plans will be no fables

and we’ll boldly have something to tell.

 

 

(this is a work in the making)

 

 

Between he and I,

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