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Pocketing Blue

… Okay, the horizon’s gone a little murky and the air -waves are a cacophony of argumentation and delineation and falsification and hate. We debate and we try to satiate our hunger with happenstance instead of hope. We grope around … Continue reading

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Footloose&Fancy {Free}

.. Oh, she is barefoot again – all twinkle turquoise toes and sparkle-skin. Give her a sandy stage, the pull and rage of razzle-berry moon, the swoon of lullaby sea. She’s determined to shine, to daze-dazzle this day, seize-sequins the … Continue reading

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Counting ’Ku

.. monday moon there’s a pushpin moon holding up this chalkboard sky; this smudge of day, done. tuesday stars pinpricked points trail off, breadcrumbs in a daring sky. we connect the dots. wednesday wings dawn flight comes slowly, with a … Continue reading

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Waggling a Dodgeball Sky

.. We interrupt this regularly scheduled broadcast to bring you this small sting of stars, this long string (theory) of cars headed straight out of the city. Have you broken any laws as of late? Gravity? Gravitas? A brusque briskling … Continue reading

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What Remains

(a Golden Shovel after the first line of The Cremation of Sam McGee, by Robert Service)   … Look there: because we are ghosts digging the strange small and savage broken things the forgotten world has ever done, we all invest our … Continue reading

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Of Inchworms&Ink

… I think (got an inkling in my inmost being) that this incredible …….afternoon inspires the intricacies of phrase and the indulgence of in -direct sunlight (that ingot of sky fire in solar plexus.) In spite of my initial interjection … Continue reading

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Defending the Dawn

(an aubade)   .. Let the record show the awe of quiet. The spread of not-yet light across a waking sky. Leaf flutter lashes tumbling night from their grasp. Ask the birds your many quest -ions; have them swear to … Continue reading

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Saffron Sky Dragon

  .. The sun’s an old soul, really, got a few beams under his fiery breath, knows how to burn the day at both ends. But give him the lullaby of a fading sky, tuck him in with ivory clouds, … Continue reading

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the delight of rain on quiet ground

.. i am found in silence and slanted sky, the tilted why of breeze. i am scent of indigo waters, fallen drops dolloped in hope and heaven. i am seven seas and silvered moon, the pull of wave and whim … Continue reading

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{En Pointe}

.. Have we not grown tired of tiptoeing, ….grown weary of tiptoeing around the truth, of toeing the line, truth be told, of tiptoeing through lines of tulips and terror, ……….through holding our breath. Tear {or time} me a petal, … Continue reading

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