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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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Lean

Drawn to sound the drone of machines the gasp of strangers the crash in the night the rise of a revolt. Lean into the wind listen for the beat wails in the creek hooves on the hill. Hover over the smoke … Continue reading

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Begin Anew

What karmic death comes by arrow in the night? Sent by sands through Saturn’s rings. Ancient in song, glorious in haze, fires lit by the strike. What burns to embers from bones and steel? From hair of children? The greed … Continue reading

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I See Your Guts

When someone you think you know well feels poorly, you come to these little shady spots, now and then. Little tucked away places, where you learn…. The preferred socks. The favorite candy. The truth about every little thing. Why he … Continue reading

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Trouble

Something has troubled my restless soul Sit, I tell it. Be still, be quiet. Rustle and they will only poke at you. Something came this way. What to soothe the gaping spaces? How to mend when eyes do what they … Continue reading

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beckoned, called asked to sit listen without egoleave yourself over therecome in your Sunday bestcomb your hair sit back straight listenwithout your thoughtswithout your pain,your fears come with your mind openyour heart calm, freelistenbe a part of someone’s solution instead of your own come prepared to listenyou may … Continue reading

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