I want
to be the one
you chase in your dreams

I want
to fill your head with nothing
but thoughts of me

I want
you to write my name
over and over and over

I want
you to struggle to compose
love poems to me

I want
you to break every rule
and law to come find me.

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Dori Owen

Dori Owen blogs on ArizonaGirlDiary.tumblr.com, is a columnist on FeminineCollective.com, a contributor/editor for The Lithium Chronicles, created the Facebook page Diary of an Arizona Girl, is an author on AskABipolar, was featured in the books FeminineCollective RAW&UNFILTERED VOL I and StigmaFighters Vol II, and is a zealous tweeter as @doriowen. She's a former LA wild child who settled into grownup life as a project manager, collecting an MBA and a few husbands along the way. Dori spent her adult years in Southern California, with a brief stay in Reno, and has now returned to where she ran away from in Arizona. She is a shown artist, writer, and her favorite pastime is upcycling old furniture she finds from thrift stores. She lives with her beloved rescued terrier, Olivia Twist, and the cat who came to visit but stayed. The love of her life is her grown son in Portland, Oregon who very much resents being introduced after her pets. But she she does love him the most.

  1. Dori Owen

    I’m so embarrassed I just saw these comments…d’oh 🙂 As always, your kind comments mean the world to me. Love you SO much…..xD.

  2. Dori Owen

    Dang, girl, I was just thinking about you! I miss you and your wonderful writing! LOL I just saw these comments and thought ooops….maybe reply would be nice 🙂 So wonderful to see you right on top! xoD.

  3. Susan P. Blevins

    Beautiful, and it triggered a dormant yearning in me I had told myself had left for ever!
    Thank you for this.
    You always just nail it Dori!
    Love you,
    S xo

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