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worst case: the clocks don’t wake.

… no tick-tock rock a -bye to try and tease me into animated state. no hands to take the day in stilted seconds. no numbered phase. no captured trace. no era caught. on second thought, you tease, ………………..yes, please.   … Continue reading

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Curiosity

… It’s the sulfur snuff of a candle burning (out) at both ends, the lull -aby hum of pickle-piqued breeze. Magenta-smooth, it can also kill a cat (just like that) in less than 38 prickly (tick-tock)  seconds, ……………………flat. .. Mish … Continue reading

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Fear Knots

I will show you fear in a handful of dust. – T.S. Eliot Fear not, for behold… – Luke 2:10 .. Not enough. Not enough. Not enough. Her heart thumps the words again and again to the tune of the … Continue reading

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365

  … ticktockticktockticktock it says and we listen and then don’t; pace ourselves and rush, blush at the thought of another sunrise. winterspringsummerfall it moans and we groan that we’re too cold or too hot or not just-right-tepid, temperate and … Continue reading

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Time, You Selfish Bastard

… , indifferent thief. In this brief breath, you will have both stolen it and swollen it, rendered it use(d) -less. You swap the sun for dark -ness, make less of memory, pinch the edges of our hearts closed one … Continue reading

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