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learning the moon

… there’s a logarithm to it all, a waxing and waning in the way she tilts just so, supposes some algebraic sway with her smile. we have written her out (and about) with participles dang -ling, scientific theories wrangling the … Continue reading

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Perhaps She is the Thumbprint of Some Wayward Queen

.. You say to talk about her in a new way and I must tell you I am exhausted. She exhausts me. My nouns. My verbs. My inky veins. I have quilled her a thou -sand poems in paper sky, … Continue reading

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Cold Florida Moon

New Year’s Day, 2018 Venice Beach . It’s not the state we’re used to, this time around – of the union, or of being. The breeze is less than balmy, the palms nearly as frozen as our own. We’ve come … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention To This Ordinary Tuesday

.. Watching the moon slice open the sky, she is still shadow -boxing her own smile.   .. twiglet #53.   

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borrowed shine

.. this poem steals her sheen from moon. she waxes, wanes and leaves too soon.   .. Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge, day 26. 

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spicing the moon

tonight she’s all cinnamon-simmer, a saffron-shimmer in a cardamom sky. melt her center, spent. bent towards some semblance of jazz -mine grace, her face a swollen slice of stolen nutmeg pie. sprinkle her in crater -cradled stars. sp(l)ice her soul … Continue reading

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Moon Mother

.. she’s a sweet old golden grandmother in an embroidered jacket, all pale blond pigtails and plush mouth plumped for kisses. teacher of all things celestial and falling. she’s the penny you saved, the drop of water earned. the thumbprint … Continue reading

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