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beach sand 

if you hold it just right (in pocket, in hand)it’s magic fairy dust.  :: Quickly, day 30. I may write more later, but today’s nuts.

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The Fox & the Gazelle 

(Do tell.)  :: They gaze and graze and guzzle,stopping over the winter stream.  Somebody wished on a star, but put a stopper in the jar.  Don’t ask the geese, they’ve got enough flop. (Full stop.) Corn popsthen stops.   How do I love … Continue reading

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Giving Ourselves a Host of Titles, Each in Turn a Song 

We are ancient trees of longingsaplings scrabbling skybark holding breath for morning limbs reaching for wayward starsroots thirsty for darker water.  We are head-down growingfull crunch hollow halfmoons turned to stonealone in our soil-sigh wanting.  Jinx us with juniper branchessmall black curses of … Continue reading

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grey balloon set in a painted sky 

:: why don’t you embrace all that blue?  :: Quickly, day 27.

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PoeTree 

Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts.– Edgar Allan Poe  :: We’ve got this hunger, see? These walls around our chambered souls, these syllables overflowing.  Our veins are … Continue reading

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Re: Mix/Redux 

See, it’s not the flap that gets you, it’s the closure.  The exposure to more             (madly) moon than sun.  When the one thing we wanted has been here all along.  :: A quickie for Quickly. Day 24. Happy Thanksgiving, all! May you find a feast of … Continue reading

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for want of wings 

she whispers, sighs and sings, paints budding things on hungry skin.  she knows the woes of outstretched toes and fragile fingers, waiting.  ::In November, we poem.

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Contents Unknown 

Who am I? All blown open, paper fold– An Envelope, by Jack Underwood  :: And may have shifted as we go,so please be careful looking skyward.  We hold our breaths at paper moon and too-bright sun and similar exposure.  See, it’s not the … Continue reading

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Stirred 

“Anyone can slay a dragon …but try waking up every morning and loving the world all over again. That’s what takes a real hero.” – Brian Andreas (Kai Sky)  :: Hitch a ride on that humming wing, glance up at all those remaindered stars, the … Continue reading

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Not Quite Hanging Stars

Remember how only the Bumble could reach the top of the Christmas tree to put up the star?  This is like that, except I’m not tall and I don’t hang stars or (come to think of it) light anything at all.  And I could let … Continue reading

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