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Written by Teri Skultety

Last Rites, poem

There is always someone better, By margins, meters, measures, Someone younger, someone stronger, with more stamina, more hunger, Vocabulated education, or of better-bred relation, with some idea of etiquette and […]
Last Rites, poem

The Art of Distraction

Darling dears, oh how they trouble me with all this nonsense and effrontery to every single sensibility to act as though we’re wedded to a cause without the mind to […]

Stoicism

Stoicism Beneath the layers of the artifice of years, The ego, The tough exterior that isn’t, Or, wasn’t. The chip off the old block On my shoulder, I am truly […]
Stoicism

I Believe

Each moment that I live and breathe, I believe, Yes, I believe, In caterpillars and butterflies, In thunderstorms and clear blue skies, I believe in angels strong, who guard me […]
I Believe

My Roots

My roots were deeper than the roots of any other tree. My roots were deeper than the roots that anyone could see. My roots were deeper than the roots and […]
My Roots

Tattoo Sky

Butterfly, Tattoo sky, Me, oh me, oh why? Heavy sigh, Cry, and I, Oh I, Am dreaming… Electric evening blue, Shadows passing through, Let’s go, go, Go, and do, Me […]
Tattoo Sky