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An Economy of Words
by Dawn Richerson

Thursday, August 21, 2003

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It is months before I realize
I never sing anymore. And,
despite pills prescribed,
I rarely talk or smile.

I have learned strange economy
with words, reduced communication
to simple requests and a few
necessary phrases.

“Thank you,” and “I love you”
I shower upon my son,
plus our ritual when
day is done.

Otherwise it’s, “please God
please God please God please”
and, “When will you let
me come home?”



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Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 8/22/2003
I do so appreciate your pen of honesty, Honesty when scribed to parchment expells the dark, and ushers in light, thank you for the light you cast upon my path this day.
Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/22/2003
WOW, no minced expression here is this splendid powerful write! BRAVO!
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 8/22/2003
Oh, the angst of this was truly touching.

Julie :)
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 8/21/2003
Man do I know the feeling... great expression, Dawn! Stay strong...
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Michael Morash (Reader) 8/21/2003
Bravo! Very, very, very bravo!
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