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Emily Joye McGaughy-Reynolds
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Warning Label: It's Not Just Time That You Lose
Whether you want it/them or not, you get fifty million and seven mother fuckers letting you know what’s what when you announce the intent to be a parent. Some of it is golden nugget status. Other advice = utter hogwash. One gets good, over time, at discerni...
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"1, 2, 3, JUMP!" Plunge.  The force of the water fills up my noes  with a foreign and forceful thrill, an awakening  this rush of slightly cool  receiving energy  touching, caressing, taking in every inch of my skin. enveloped. entirely submerged. underneat...
Know Noise
Know Noise
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A Summer Saturday
Yet another day I don't want to forget. Morning: gentle suckle, giggles and snuggle. The drinking of coffee (it never gets old) the chopping of squash, beets and assorted fruits. Packing bottles, sun block, two-seat stroller a dog water bowl, and lots of sn...
A Summer Saturday
A Summer Saturday
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7/26/14
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The Loves That Got Away
The last time I heard his voice  I was drunk, too drunk and there were time zone differences between us  along with a lifetime of guessing why which expressed itself in my quivering "hello..." when his wife, his always loyal wife, answered the phone.  I tho...
The Loves That Got Away
The Loves That Got Away
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Poke Me Squeeze Me Take Me Home
Poke Me, Squeeze Me, Take Me Home "When I was born, the common view was that nurture decided almost everything. In the decades that followed, the emphasis shifted to nature. In the last twenty years, people have talked more broadly about the intricate ways ...
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Love Beyond Text(ing)
"Reading and writing proceed from the same region of pleasure. That's what is mysterious. There is always the feeling that something has been found again, a fragment of human nature; or else that something has been saved. What fills me with joy is that this...
Love Beyond Text(ing)
Love Beyond Text(ing)
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I Was a Front-Row, Tenacious, and On-Time Student
She polks put-put golf looking holes in her play-dough before turning it into an ice cream sculpture then sings in hushed alto tones while tracing a helicopter on a pad of bright white with a stick, golden brown. "1, 2, 3, 4" "a, b, c, d" Head up from the l...
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Demarcating with Boundaries & Fantasizing Cobalt Blue Doors
My suitemate in seminary,  the tender and silliest kink dyke you ever met, blue eyes like morning glories set above mostly pale  but quick-to-flash lightning red cheeks, name of Anna Katherine,  used to pause in my tiny bedroom doorway   upon returning home...
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Nesting
Burnt orange breast portrudes like the pride it signifies amidst a mostly dull grey body built for flight surrounded by bursting spring nettle green-- a mother bird builds a nest for her 4 open-mouthed baby birds  who sing and chirp and demand  and ruffle e...
Nesting
Nesting
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