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A tiny hand made journal ( necklace ) given to me by Peg White, a friend and fellow writer.

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“You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that?’
And I said,
‘where can I put it down?”
Anne Carson

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Thoughts swirl
memories flow
looking for a place
to rest.
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Thoughts swirl
memories flow
 Mom said,
“You just create clutter
with all your stuff.”
Stuff being artwork
 journals and books.
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Thoughts beg to
be written,
a memoir for those
who don’t really know
me, but think they do.
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Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
Thoughts written,
years from now,
may be a clue to
their present.
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Thoughts creep in,Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
never minding
time of day,place,
what is happening.
Shower thoughts
hardest to record.
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Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
Well, then, it’s okay.
The words may bring
relief to someone,
a laugh or clue
to another generation.
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Thoughts swirl,
memories flow,
thoughts beg to
be written.
Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
Thoughts spoken
are chatter of an old
woman.
Thoughts swirl
memories flow,
thoughts beg to
be written.

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