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True North and Other Quiet Lies 

The compass says we’re therebut I still feel the pull of something greater, some crater in my soul that says we’ve got a ways to go.  We wake. We give. We grieve. We take. We’re born. We mourn all those livesthat could be ours.  And we … Continue reading

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truer than north, yet un 

so we’ve gone whatcha might call a fur piece before we realize we’re  following the wrong star. this one’s fallen, see, and we didn’t notice  the shards or the backwards breezeor the way the trees were trying all  this time to warn … Continue reading

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the bend in the road 

it’s a question mark, really,a hook a crook pulling us off stage and into the next phase. it’s a dusty, untrusted rusted muffler of a song, a torn page. it’s  the rearview mirror skewed, things closer close-her  than they appear. it’s here  and there and back again, map veins free … Continue reading

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true north waiting

she is particle dust parched on desert floor, thrust far from the magnet Blue of true.  point her upand just let go; you know she’ll make her way back someday when she’s had her fill of still cobalt.  today, the sky will do.    …       … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About the Road to NoWhere

Get used to righteousness when it makes you feel whole Gonna be a transformation, baby, down in your soul. – Van Morrison  .. Let’s talk about the way the sky was reborn tonight, crimson in its own skin, pulled tight … 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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South by Southwest

… I am found in the desert place with a Lake ache deeper than blue. I am solid skin dry heat shaman shade. Sunset me a crimson sky, cloud shroud a nearby mountain crest. Point me true north. I’ll try … Continue reading

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After it All

. After the fall, winter grew cold and tired and we no longer knew what to do with our hands. After the snow, the ground melted and everything we didn’t know was there for all to see. After the spring, … Continue reading

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Flying by the Seat of My Pants

(into a westerly wind) . True north has spun, and there’s a slight chance I might soon be one with the sky. If you see me fly by, grab a belt (Orion’s? mine?) loop and let’s regroup somewhere on the … Continue reading

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True North

(Advice for the Directionally Challenged)   . When all other maps shred and the tread on your borrowed shoes has grown thin, spin the globe sideways. The beat of your own heart is best, the rhythm of your own caged … Continue reading

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