Tag Archives: Breath

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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AS HARD AS HARD AS HARD

As hard as hard as hard can get (not really), remember +++++you’ve still got more cards– +++++including laughter– +++++and, +++++it’s quite clear, +++++despite your fear, +++++you’re walking, kicking– +++++not dead yet. . . And things will feel much easier with … Continue reading

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KEEP YOUR MUSIC COMING

Do keep your music coming, True, deep , pure– Use it– it’s stunning. . . But, wait a minute– Hark, now!– I think your muse is humming, It flows through veins and cells and brains and spirit and your very … Continue reading

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