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Birthday 2003

I often felt that the commercial greetings that I bought were so much less than I wanted to say, so I resolved to create a new birthday greeting of my own each year. It helps that a good friend’s birthday is on January 6!

Valentine’s Day 2003

I knew this would become a series when I started this poem. I’m very lucky to be partnered with Mark, and there’s no way a storebought card would tell him this the way I could myself.

Holiday 2003

Our country was in the Iraq war, and it wasn’t going well. At the same time, my own life was really pretty terrific, and the dissonance was jarring.