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Enough

Fired up

the swallow’s dance

as if he were playing between heaven and hell seamlessly teasing the world below who could not soaring and diving close enough to hear his wings as the wind rushed through them and again encircling soaring we watched for that… Continue Reading →

Youth

They attacked me with harpoon eyes and razor like tongues I was feeding their curiosity and at the same time dying My blood seemed to sooth them, to quench their thirst Spoke like they knew my soul when the two… Continue Reading →

Life in the shadows

There were five of us But none of us knew of each other We thought we were alone Freaks, loners Shy exhibitionist And do we wept alone during the night We cried and smiled solemnly Now it is only I… Continue Reading →

Segmented

Segmented. Neither here Nor there All in one None at all. Hidden beneath Behind. Next to You Speechless. Because words will not Suffice This moment In time. All this life That lies behind And beyond You and I. Segmented I… Continue Reading →

Rebirth

It was a midnight storm

no lightning. no thunder. silent.

But its force could not be denied

its presence could not be ignored

nor its path altered

Far

when you said: I didn’t think you’d get this far I thought you meant spatially on this continent so far from where I’ve been and known   he said I’d get far but he also did not know.   past… Continue Reading →

The tractor

There the bright orange tractor stood for years waiting through drought and sporadic rains now in the tall pale winter grass   For playground folly and seven years of wonder questioning every broken part pretend repairs drives to nowhere and… Continue Reading →

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