February 14, 2015
by Rita F Preza
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Solace

Your silence speaks to me, crowding my thoughts with loneliness, making me weep in despair. I stumble forward, into the warmth of your presence, saving me from my own anguish.

November 6, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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First Light

The gray, milky morning Breaks a sound night With a slow start, The hush still tethered to the dawn. The Night Watchman takes his leave With a sluggish handoff, Creeping away stealthily, Unnoticed, unseen. The air is thick with slumber, Hanging … Continue reading

October 23, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Hand on the Heart

Hand on the heart I feel you leaving, A soft, subtle whisper of goodbye. Your spirit stirs, Your soul retreats. Moving on.  Moving home. Hand on the heart Feeling the the pulse of life Flow out in a sweet loss. … Continue reading

September 25, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Honor the Face of an Old Man

Look to his eyes and you will find A face of raw understanding, Alive with unspoken stories. His handsome features are lined with deep crevices In patterns of greatness, As though there were a master plan Assigned him at birth … Continue reading

September 23, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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A Lover’s Song

The melody sighs in my ear Like the sweet whispers of a lover, Echoing through my heart And awakening my passion, The chords ripple across my skin With the sensation of a caressing touch, Stirring emotions that spill down my cheeks Like … Continue reading

September 19, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Step Away

Step away from yourself and let your soul soar, Give it wings to find light Follow freely entranced in its revelations Love where it takes you, A new you, A new life, A new world.

September 16, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Wounded

Death leaves its dusty fingerprints on our lives, Unsuspecting and unreal; A life is taken and we find it hard to accept, We look for an explanation, an answer, There is nothing; no answer, no reason, no relief. We feel … Continue reading

September 11, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Invisible

I shrank out of sight Bigger than life Here for none to see Totally exposed Magically closed Gone for all to be.

September 9, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Between Here and There

Between here and there I sit and wait Suspended in time and space No words, no thoughts, no feelings, I wait. Between here and there I am like the wind On a hot summer day No words, no thoughts, no … Continue reading

September 6, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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On the Edge

The earth reaches out and grasps me, Pulling me down to be buried, Yet I keep on living, And I wonder why. God reaches out and grasps me Out of the earth’s clutches to live, Yet I keep on dying, … Continue reading

September 5, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Night Flight

At night I run through empty halls, Each movement echoes fear, Screaming owls and howling dogs, And whispers loud and clear. Men with guns in shadows deep, Cloaked in hooded shrouds, Tracking fear to find their prey, Their fury raging … Continue reading

September 2, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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A Child’s Hero

You nurtured their tender spirits And gave them strength. You opened their little hands And gave them tools to grow. You challenged their minds And gave them the world. You stood with them And gave of yourself. You are a hero … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Sparkles

Sunshine beams in my door, Dancing her way across my heart, Casting the sparkles of her prism on every shadow, Her spirit shines. Riding the swirls of rainbows, Following the beat of butterflies, She comes from a dreamworld cradled in … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Moonbeams

Swimming deep in glowing waters Of imagination and artistry, Riding high through the sky on a moonbeam, Pocketing stars. Sharing buckets of love from his tender spirit, Throwing hugs and kisses my way, Staking claim to my heart, Forever mine. Laughing with contagious cheer, Singing … Continue reading

August 23, 2014
by Rita F Preza
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Inside a Memory

Inside a memory, A feeling in time, Captured within me, That stays only mine. Wake up to loneliness, Hold on to a dream, A dream in a memory, Taunting…unseen. Hold on to a feeling Can’t let it go. A feeling, … Continue reading

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