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eyelash flutter

we huff and puff and blow dandelion fluff from here to kingdom come. go ahead, rub the genie’s lamp. rub the buddha’s belly. catch that copper penny fountain scent right between your teeth. we are salt-over-shoulder safe, falling for nothing. … Continue reading

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Dandelion Fluff

.. They say size doesn’t matter and then they say dream big, but I prefer these tiny breaths and the way the breeze teases my heart into flight. You blink at all that sacred spotlight; I think I’ll save myself … Continue reading

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Dandelion Kites in the Storm

let all go – the big small middling tall bigger really the biggest and all things – let all go dear so comes love – E.E. Cummings .. There’s a little girl twirling in the park over there; see her? … Continue reading

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A Twitch of Wishes

.. This dandelion fluff stuff is rough. We breathe in the significance of want, taunt ourselves with fur -kites flying, holding on to sky. Switch my heart to something pledged, some small ledge where I might perch and hold my … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Pull of Coinless Fountains

If I’m made in Your image, why is it I see so little of You, and so much of me? – Question from the Girl in the Mirror, De Jackson 2010   .. As if hope were an echo or … 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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Sketching the sky on the legs of my favorite jeans

..   My hands are quiet birds held at bay, softer songs than those worth singing. I count sheep, wishing stars, dandelion kites, a world of wrongs. Erase them all. Press gifts to heart, name them one by one. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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wishing well

…   two stars granted, i wanted more for you than this fading trail; perhaps a Halley’s comet to lead you home.   .. dandelion fluff enchanted, i wished for another tiny spindled thing to make the day sing; realized … Continue reading

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A Spectacle of Fluff

“…waving one like a sparkler, a small wand of white fire, the air filling with tiny parachutes. Blow, and you tell the time. All that time, blowing away in the summer breeze…”   – The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood .. Enough, … Continue reading

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