Tag Archives: Breath

TO WAIT

To wait upon is not the same as, in the grander scheme, to serve. But, to serve anyone or anything, one must have power to wait. To change your rhythm, or perhaps sometimes, stop in your tracks, no matter how … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF A BREATH

One breath is like the picture worth a thousand words. . . Of which, perhaps, you’ve heard. . . The latter snapped or brushed or else some such, can show so very many things in texture, shape, relationship, and living … Continue reading

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WINTER SLEEP CALLS

Sleep calls. Habits, shapes of rabbits, by wry coincidence, seen in the ceIling cracks or walls. . . Shadows beckon of next spring, while we are still here wintering, in hopes our next snowflake to glance, to lick, our next … Continue reading

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BLOW TO MAKE A SOUND

Blow to make a sound. Cover the holes to make it smooth and sweet and round. Tap foot, keep time, hold heart and mind more deep than worded reason or its clever rhyme. Without wry shapes of face or mouth, … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL CANNOT BUY YOUR SOUL

The devil cannot buy your soul. It’s only you can sell it. And if you do, don’t then dare lie– at least, don’t lie to you— your story’s writ it’s best you own it, don’t condone it– scrape any honor … Continue reading

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ESCAPE VELOCITY IS HIGH

Escape velocity is high. . . We’re bound to gravitas, our weighty planet, made of water, mud and rock and moss, in such a way that is what is– we did not plan it . . We can build a … Continue reading

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SLIPPED THROUGH MY FINGERS, HELD MY TONGUE

That does it. Slipped right through my fingers. Held my tongue. Come quips and queues. A sting that lingers. . . No matter– Just calm and lull the present chatter then pause a breath fill up to brim, and void … Continue reading

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