Daily Archives: April 26, 2016

Sea Chanty for a Splintered Sky

.. Red sky at night, and we delight in the salty spill of song. Hoist the sails and wait for wind! Blue moon is rising, mesmerizing wave and whispered longing. Hoist the sails and wait for wind! Gold threads on … Continue reading

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Haibun for One Who Writes Beauty

.. She craves white worlds. Plows kireji and kigo through papered snow, rains cherry blossoms down on to our parchment feet with a delicate hand. Listens to trees. Asks the breeze to remind her she is a samurai warrior of … Continue reading

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Sea Song

(for Justin)   .. Come, grow old with me in a salty shanty by the broken sea. I’ll braid my hair, silver as moon sliver. You’ll hold my papered hands between your own. We’ll watch our children, grown (and children … Continue reading

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1985

… An astonishing number of girls in the sophomore class of Pahrump Valley High were Prince for Halloween. Slicked-over hair, ruffled shirts, raspberry berets, purple reigning everywhere. Inflatable guitars. I was Madonna, Desperately Seeking (Something), in lace gloves, miniskirt, teased … Continue reading

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insolent daisies

.. after, she rips the heads off of each and every one of them, with their little white ……..( l i e s ) petals; opts instead for dandelion’s breeze-blown   r   o   a   r.   .. … Continue reading

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