Monthly Archives: April 2012

THE BRIGHTNESS OF A DAY

A tearful bout broke in despair abed, awake perceived: a lack perhaps of wherewithal to break out of here. . . “Everything always looks blacker in the night,” said One to me in dimmest wee hour light. . . The … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERY OF GRACE

Grace finds us who we are and works with us from there, right here. Grace does not wait for our poor power to make us perfect. . . It intends not to leave us at the gate– not even when … Continue reading

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THE LITTLE VOICE SAID

The little voice said, “Are you gonna throw me away?” The big voice said, “No.” The little voice said, “It’s just that things seem so hard– What if I throw me away?” The big voice said, “I’ll take you out … Continue reading

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DRIVE-BY RAINBOW

Drive-by rainbow– road-overarching gem peak befogged, bright prism’s ends defy my camera’s eye– a gauntlet thrown to catch it in a photo.

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THE WORLD FLOWS INTO ME

The world flows into me I flow into the world I allow this eventuality to unfurl.

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THE THIRTEENTH HOUR

Grand. . . sunk below under rain and windy billow– and too-near knocks come in the night: a fright– burn a candle to deflect a fiend from the scene.. and later, rise in tardiness and dropping all comfortable disguise. . … Continue reading

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A MOMENT

Life flows in and out. . . like the tide. . . feelings do not change this– but the smooth sand underfoot squeezing through bare toes and the sun dancing on the water and warming our skin through the occasional … Continue reading

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FISH OUT OF WATER

Fish out of water water out of fish– do I belong? or just long to be? must I take my leave? or leave it at what I already get?– questions perhaps requiring review of all my history and a sounding … Continue reading

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PROVIDENCE IN THE FALL OF A PENNY

The longings of a poet belongings, trappings, wiles forlornness can go forefront or skips and steps can stretch the lips into the widest smiles. . . the words they gurgle in trickled stream near dry or torrent rush of rain … Continue reading

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FINDING THE WAY

B-r-e-a-t-h-e. . . +++++r-e-l-e-a-s-e. . . cease +++++to seize +++++at every hard place +++++that intercedes +++++to press you +++++against a rock. . . M-o-v-e. . . +++++find your own groove: ++++++++++the liveliness ++++++++++of arms, ++++++++++legs, ++++++++++digits, ++++++++++cells, ++++++++++spine ++++++++++and brain, … Continue reading

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