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Love

So often just a word I am A four-letter word at that You aim me as an arrow toward Every longing and Earthly desire Senses breathe and conjure All uses and abuses of me You don’t know who I am … Continue reading

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Abandoned Wisdom

Stop listening to dust-tongued wisdom Spoken in dark-vowelled syllables That choke with marbling water-spoken jargon Clear the moon-blown splinters From your eyes An owl-light shines from behind The nocturnal see more in darkness Than we see in light of day … Continue reading

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No Rest But For The Soul

I sow my thoughts Upon this barren soil Where unrest kicks its dust Writhing inside Waiting for solitude A harness that tames the wild Ease is not found in ceaseless toil Let go the burdens That spoil Inward cries of … Continue reading

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Spring’s Hope

  My single crocus finally comes to greet the Spring As I brush away the last layers of winter One bloom makes my heart spring and gives my eyes sight As the hopeful hart among the site of cleared splinters … Continue reading

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After The Winter

April’s here We’re just about half way through Spring’s in the air And I’m lookin’ for flowers to bloom I remember the rains last year I remember the pain last year I remember the tears last year How it took … Continue reading

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A Fragrance Not Forgotten

  The scent of childhood Never washes out Stretched as the years Faded as memories Frayed as time Though a few edges unraveled One touch and I return My firstborn swaddled in yarn Made with grandma’s loving hands One memory … Continue reading

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Aging and Changing

They expect us to keep up the pace While they toss and rearrange us Sever the root and grow something new in its place Some senses cannot be erased A blend of fragrance makes one nauseous They expect me to … Continue reading

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