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As I Lay Waiting


One more night slipping into

the small hours of the morning

where dreams and truth can merge

and reality is rarely obvious.

Here the stillness is serene, yet disconcerting.

It amplifies the emptiness

present in your absence.  I wait

with mounting anticipation of your return,

knowing I cannot surrender to the shadows

and fall into their dreamscapes.

Without a companion

I lay waiting, catatonic,

longing for my guide.


Response to News & Observer Article – Is North Carolina Slipping?

A News and Observer article today has some experts weighing in on what is wrong with our state. You can read that article here. After reading it, I felt a little unsettled by what was deemed “the solution” to all our woes – education.


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