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Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher A tangled web of twine tied round and round and I wound up bound by a hunter who had haunted me set the trap and stalked me through dense forests REM sleep. There is where I set up my … Continue reading

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These Are Strange Times

THESE ARE STRANGE TIMES Cats and cats getting along like republicans and democrats yeah just like that / scratches appear across fingers crossed / keep your arms and legs inside the moving vehicle at all times / it was the … Continue reading

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Meditation

Meditation A cold pond in November, a child of the ocean no ripples, no life. There is only the weight of water on the slow earth. I tried and failed to be there. Instead my mind insisted on this.

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To Whom or What or Where

To Whom or What or Where It’s been low tide for a while. The beach is parched; seagulls searching for salvation from starvation have all moved on. The sky looks vast from this endlessness, immeasurably clear. I cast my questions … Continue reading

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Hatchback Love

Hatchback Love We found each other in the back of your hatchback on the side of some deserted county road. A haze rolled in and cloaked the evening stars. That night my body sank into yours like sugar into melted … Continue reading

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When We Met

When We Met I wanted you to want me. I wanted you to want me like a fever breaking sweat pouring out from every pore. I wanted you to want my time, a clock rewinding to get more. I wanted … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic Not too long ago the kids stopped believing So this year all that they will be receiving Are gifts from family and from each other Nothing from Santa for this sister and brother. The Polar Express has lost … Continue reading

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Justice of the Pieces

Justice of the Pieces Let your words be lawless Regard them all as flawless. Covet the way they sound, Wound up and unwound. Seek the villain, hear their plea, Grant them a pardon, set them free Make them the hero … Continue reading

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Royalty

Royalty I’m queen of my castle here Perched just below my witches hat And time marches on around me It happens just like that. I’ve got keys to all the doors here That no one wants to open I’ve got … Continue reading

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Shapes

Shapes There’s a triangle in the mind’s eye Each point leads to the next And then back to the first A cycle of spinning Like a well oiled, finely tuned Rotary engine. When it hums it’s sweet music But like … Continue reading

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