Each person you pass on the street,

holds the strange beauty of a strange life.


We all breathe the same air,

and will die without it.


Avoid narrow tipped assumptions

of not wanting to invest the time to know 

peculiar characters, rough hewn and angular,

who enjoy the talents 

of spontaneous, unplanned actions.

Some leading a saintly life on reverent missions,

others bearing subdued pain kept inside.


Lots of individuals have skeletons in their closet

that dance for them.


What will you see when you look in yours?



Linda Imbler


Linda Imbler’s poetry collections include six published paperbacks: Big Questions, Little Sleep, Big Questions, Little Sleep second edition 

(expanded with 66 additional poems); Lost and Found; Red Is The Sunrise; Bus Lights; Travel Sight; and Spica’s Frequency. Soma Publishing 

has published her four e-book collections, The Sea’s Secret Song; Pairings, a hybrid of short fiction and poetry; and That Fifth Element; and Per Quindecim

Her new book, Rhythms Told, will be published this autumn.  Examples of Linda’s poetry and a listing of publications can be found at

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