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    My name is Rob Skidmore and my wife is Corryn.

    In December I graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in English and joined the ranks of the unemployed.

    I enjoy writing, you can find some of my stories and poems on this blog.

    I also ran track for BYU. I was in great shape until my appendectomy over the summer. Now I am just a skinny white guy with great form and decent muscle tone who gets winded jogging from my front door to the mailbox.

    I am going to be a first time daddy in May. It's a boy. We have a name. We aren't telling.

    I like reading; mostly short stories, they fit my attention span.

    If you like my perspective on stuff feel free to follow this blog, join me on Twitter, or add me on Facebook.

    I work for Infogenix as a SEO Content Writer. If you are interested add me on LinkedIn. I have mad writing skills.

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Mourning Glory

-It seems like a start-

Eternity is the cold steel shelter
of a morning flower
wrapped around our naked bodies

Inside we are waiting to unfold
like cardboard cut-outs
not knowing
we have fallen

Petals open to the light
but still a feeling of loss
we cannot define

The past is our burden
further back we cannot see

The future a promise
of what
we still can’t say

but it seems like a start

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