Monthly Archives: April 2016

Dotted White Lines on the Highway

The greatest aspect of love is that which cannot be held The roots of a tree pulled out with a chain A grasshopper held in the hand How quietly our lives move along How strong our desire to find one … Continue reading

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Prying a Rock from the Earth

An ice cube, dropped on the floor, chomped apart by the dog An endless feeling of wanting A faucet that only stops leaking when the handle’s turned just right A dream that one’s life goes beyond all limits

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The “On-Flicker” of a CRT TV

A great human desire to be weightless The smell of a rusty truck in the winter An anxious phone call when love’s first discovered In a dirt driveway, finding a lovely stone

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Papier Mache Hot Air Balloon

The wish is to remember what we have lived Scattered acorn caps at the base of an oak tree Mischief always finds us, unopened Watching the lights streak past, leaning on the car window

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Having Your Ticket Punched Coming Out of the Ocean

The world does not come pre-arranged it must be assembled by each individual There are heavy curtains; there is a great wilderness The machine is routinely tampered with, creating strange music In truth, we are billed with the debts of … Continue reading

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Memory, Finely Mended

The past is nonexistent Like the roots of a tree But once erosion carries away a measure of the soil there they are, laid bare Often we decide to look away from the past, from pain It’s an understandable wish … Continue reading

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Fields of the Soul

We cannot shape the world out of nothing. It must first be brought forth in whatever raw form presented The laws can then be constructed the fruit can then be peeled, the hard outer rind removed leaving only what’s delicious … Continue reading

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