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The Sky Between The Branches

That you can pare your burdens to a small bundle Light enough to tuck under your friend’s sack While you stand, face to the wind Knowing not whether the sea will come in for you Knowing not who will bother … Continue reading

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What to wear

She wears the years across her width of her face, furrows marked by her ancestor’s sins. The bend of an ancient knuckle on hands that hold, churn… that caress and reach silently into the night for tender touch. She smooths … Continue reading

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