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aubade for all things fading, strong 

{fare thee well, april} Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Semisonic, Closing Time   a smoothness which sings,saying (though love be a day) do not fear,we will go amaying. – E.E. Cummings   .. April bends, … Continue reading

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The Shaking of Hands

.. That devil moon says we’ve got a deal, but she’s played the last of hers , and mine are trembling.   .. Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge, day 10.   

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Case This Joint

{A telegram for the lonely} Go ahead and come by {STOP} We are very busy getting high on secrets and the portraiture of this elegant sky {STOP} Case in point is all this blue and the way you look at … Continue reading

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Case in (12) Point (Type)

.. For pete’s sake, give the girl a pen and whole ream of trees and a balmy breeze and a little seawater for her toes. Suppose her a song, a siren, a long long way from home and all these … Continue reading

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stray ghosts

they are quiet only in the light. by night, they whisper things we have long forgotten and no longer want to know. they grow their shadowed secrets long and loud and strong within our veins. they strain to hear our … Continue reading

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The Eschatology of Stars

.. Orion’s got a limited number of belt loops. We’ve confirmed. So if you find yourself just spinning around out there in the middle of all that black scrimshawed sky, buckle your seatbelt, ……………and bring a flashlight.   ..

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Can You Dig It?

(A Golden Shovel) We real cool. – Gwendolyn Brooks   .. There’s just something about the way we groove, move and mold our words in real time; rhythm and rhyme our own cool -ing hearts. Something ’bout the way we … Continue reading

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The one in which she does not speak of moon, or sky, or sea {nor does she hyphenate nor parenthesize a single smidge}.

,, Keep it concrete. Neat. Enlongate both sentences and piece. There’s a war in Syria, perhaps, or a junkie’s needle in a haystack that needs further examination. Don’t rhyme in the middle; reason throughout. Tell a story instead of humming … Continue reading

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ekphrastic of nothing

  …  apropos of some small –things, this thing is not the thing. it is a fraction of the thing, yes. an ish. a tish and jot and tittle. perhaps from somewhere in the middle, or one end. it’s a … Continue reading

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High Ate Us

He’s solid rock under my feet, breathing room for my soul. – Psalm 62:2   .. Sometimes we are consumed by gleeful contentment of our own making. Forsaking reality, we opt for places we can breathe, adopt a new philosophy, … Continue reading

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