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Silver

Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of tears.. Too heavy They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of sweat.. Too light They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried … Continue reading

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Sweet, Salt, Storied (portrait of a tree)

Some years ago, I noticed your branches.. sweet, salt, storied.. on a road to the sea, we drifted unbound (your leaves spoke with the breeze).. over the miles, seeds shared, sky sprinkled with ice cream and coffee revelations.. in months … Continue reading

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Snake in a tree

I saw a snake in a tree, pretending to be a bird. Lightning struck but the bird flew. I heard a cave in the armpit of a giant. Singing with sweat, while poison dust flew. I tasted the shadow of … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, son

I’m sorry, son, For the pain I caused you both. That day I heard Siren moonlight in the woods, Later, knee-deep In tantalising quicksand, I even wished To add you to our new life. One night I crawled Back, weary … Continue reading

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Hello Insouciance

Hello Insouciance… If I could capture you How I would float – – My mouth smoothly shape your effortless smile, And I would hold freedom in my hands! The pleasure of sun on skin, A wanton twist of breeze… [reach … Continue reading

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Six Riddles

I “This is not what I wanted. At all. And you didn’t bring me enough of it either.” II A look, like a gleam of longing in ink pools. An upturned frown with an imaginary spot to hang your coat. … Continue reading

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In memory of a sun

‘Tween still trees and tall shadows I wait for your voice. Throw the grey grass  A word of warmth. —————  The mother of a close friend and artist friend passed away yesterday. I heard so much about her, she was … Continue reading

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