Tag Archives: On Being

Clouds Across Time

Clouds Across Time   You are The one who will go Thrown far As a pillow of clouds Moved by the wind Where tomorrow might Begin again   We have No need for the horizon Sometimes The bridges are surprising … Continue reading

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Journal Page

Journal Page   Did God invent us Because he likes stories Or because he likes jokes The wheel of the earth Turns around its hidden spokes Perfect orbit, perfect angle Perfect distance from the sun How did we get so … Continue reading

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All Done

All Done   I don’t allow myself to speak   I hold myself in silent self- Excoriation, self-crucifixion Remorseless in my self- Castigation   AndI’m bored   I am so bored And ready to throw The whole thing into a … Continue reading

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All Assembled

All Assembled   The towers rise where the horizon begins Giant, mute, silver-haired twins Cut of the same shape Throwing sharp blue into a gray landscape   Yesterday you told me about a faun Playing with the crows Chasing them … Continue reading

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Under the Bed Box

Under the Bed Box   A hand-painted photo of your mother and father A picture of you feeding the ducks at Edgemont Pond A Polaroid of you with your brothers A memory of the dress your grandmother brought back from … Continue reading

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Living Stereo

Living Stereo   Purse woman Strolls Current as cement Crushes my ears On one side Spells madness But heart strings The whole sequence Clangs melody In the invisible Spray of molecules Broken into By past challenges The dust triumphs The … Continue reading

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Keep Me Up

Keep Me Up   Your voice woke me From a dream of ghosts Who were turning out the lights Thank you For all the ways you bring me back to life   Sometimes I live deeply Into places that are … Continue reading

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Turn Back

Turn Back   Oh, if someone would come for her Someone kind and ever caring You know she never gives up Staring into the ashes Looking for signs of hope Rising past the disappointments And the compromises   These are … Continue reading

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Such Beauty

Such Beauty   Such beauty in this empty Eden All safety, no freedom   I do not cry when I look back I do not see the colors Only the slackening future Losing its shape Before me After me A … Continue reading

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Tiny

Tiny   Your skin took the sun And kept it Warm as the air Before a summer storm   Your hair held the deep shining Night   Your eyes Full of thoughts To carry usthrough And into surprise   Your … Continue reading

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