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This here’s the story of a girl.

(an ovillejo aubade) .. She borrowed light of moon …………too soon to hold the stars above …………with love. And by the break of dawn, …………she’s gone. But in her parting song, you’ll find a hidden line that holds you just … Continue reading

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Quill Dawn

(an ovillejo) .. .. Some small, unbroken begun bliss – …and in this: the moon’s a smile, a curved-fine …shadowed line. This slivered shining world apart …might find your heart smoothed into something new to start. Hold onto filament of … Continue reading

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A Stolen Sun Dying on a Distant Shore

When the day’s given its fill, …..I am still. Lying here, an untied moor …..searching for some remnant of the coast. …..Your ghost haunts these shifting sands the most. With salty sighs, I realize ……….I am still searching for your … Continue reading

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Crocheting the World a Sweater of Silence

… Under ebony blanket, we’ve found ……the only sound is the song of slanted bliss. ……Left is right, and rights the rhythm of our chests. ……Our own breath is stolen by sky’s black dress. Our lungs can get their fill, … Continue reading

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Unbundled

.. Take my heart, this ball of yarn …….(unarmed) and wrap it ’round your chest. …….I rest within this knitted quiet place, …….my case of lies unraveled, strewn to space. The needles don’t sting; I feel nothing. …….…….Unarmed, I rest … Continue reading

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Lullaby with Teeth

(an ovillejo) written for dVerse.

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Celestial Lies

… If we wish upon these stars, …………things are sure to answer why we cut …………not what sharp shard has got us here. …………They appear to be falling, flailing near. You’ve got no net but I’m trapped here, yet. …………Things … Continue reading

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All Thumbs

(an Ovillejo, with thankful nod to Douglas Adams) … How could we trust this song …………….so long, these syllables of blanks …………….and thanks -for-nothin’-dis, …………….for all the fish. -tailed trails? One final, wistful wish: A strong goodbye; It’s time to … Continue reading

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Second Verse, Same as the First

(an Ovillejo) With its whole heart unfurled, ……..the world (to hell, and back again) ……..will spin a yarn, a web, ashamed; ……..the same old tired tune, overplayed. By way of proof, here’s the full truth: ……………….. The world will spin … Continue reading

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