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With Every Exhale

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Lifeline

  The bold ants move Almost as one army Tiny and fierce They organize To pierce a tunnel into the earth   A small lion falls Into a deep pit of mud His mother sees him And feels him call … Continue reading

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The Because of Any Word

  In the ecstasy of the common element We share with everything You stare into the fractals That are and are not a language Are and are not a system Are and are not a way to understand What is … Continue reading

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The Past Life of K

  I was with you And I was so afraid of the silence And the mistakes we made But I followed you into safety Or what I thought was safe   And we went up a mountain To a place … Continue reading

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We Spoke That’s All

  And then I compared You with me Height, youth Nails, hair Just the things I could see You are That I will never be   But Could you write a poem? Could you win me in a dare?   … Continue reading

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I Can Hear the Teapot Whistle

The kitchen table Is littered with dead roses And a spray of thistle   The whole day Has an undertow That belongs to someone else   Sadness is not what you meant To bring here   I find myself Entwined … Continue reading

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Morning Farewell

You pull the throttle Until the engines burn A ferocious turn Ready now To scorch the sky You fly beyond the flint Of your concern There is so much You see from here The land The coast The hemisphere You … Continue reading

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