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Riley Welch
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After three long years at this url, I have decided to give Nothing Rhymes with Orange an upgrade and it's own address. You can now find me at the link below. My old poems are on the new website and I will continue posting 3X a week. Thank you!!! Riley Welch...
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Disappeared
Things disappear sometimes and not for reasons you think but probably just because the going gets tough sometimes. So they have to move on. 11/17/2017 Riley Welch
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PM
I forgot how to write and I don't know why how hard is it   to spend all day teaching kids to sound out words but the you get home to put a pen to paper and fall asleep instead.   I know "a" sounds like apple and "k" needs to sound real short (snip snip) an...
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It's a Monday
I think I prefer a Tuesday to a Monday. I'm back in the swing of it. I'm not too exhausted. It doesn't feel like a crushing end of the weekend. It's working my way back through the week. Slowly, slowly. Digging my way there. 11/27/2017 Riley Welch
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11/23
The rain clouds brought down wet memories, of family gatherings that had passed. I felt such a sadness in the pit of my stomach, that I could not lift out and remove, whether through old recipes or silver jewelry or old prada perfume. 11/23/2017 Riley Welch
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6 Keys
The fog settle over the stadium lights, in a way that made me miss high school football, but not in a way that made me miss high school, because, adult life is more stressful, but generally better. This is mostly due to being able to eat whatever I want. Bu...
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Hungry
My stomach is full of caffeinated coffee and anxiety, and I get that one of those things, I didn't consume. But let me guarantee, it is still there. Lunch waits around the corner, and my forgotten breakfast was not enough. 11/1/2017 Riley Welch
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Monday Blues
Today I had the Monday blues, different than the one that comes on a Sunday.  This one felt long and trudging.  This one felt cold and stagnant.  Tuesday’s aren’t meant to be better.  But maybe this one will.  Riley Welch
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I just couldn’t sleep. Everything seemed incorrect. But light would come soon. 10/27/2017 Riley Welch
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Sleepy Wednesday
usually the sleepiness comes on a monday but today it comes slow and steady as sleep does catching me while i work and while i write and while i cook hoping tomorrow maybe maybe i could have five more minutes Riley Welch 10/25/2017
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