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Concentric

  I found myself in front of a church the stained glass said, ‘Come on in.’ I sat silently on the back pew and looked at the knots, reminded of how we all lose our way one way or another … Continue reading

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Arabs

  Slow day in a fast world mismatch of periods scratching our heads up to the eyeballs in outdatedness. Shopkeepers in dirhams leaders in greek religion in a dialect higher than legalese bow down to necessity. How to be free … Continue reading

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Importance

Nobody but me is looking forward to the day I will change into my myth on my calendar in my kitchen I circle it with magic marker. Blue for importance red for insurance. The snapping of fingers stimulates the freight … Continue reading

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On Day One

Scattering seeds is an act of ancient ritual long before we ever did it every tree did it waving in wind helped by the birds in its limbs on Day One Singing is medicine everybody needs making a melody out … Continue reading

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Grandson of Methuselah

In the morning before the sun rose I clambered onto the lower levels each quarried stone as big as a house making my way toward the apex the luminous alabaster square cone pointing to the realm of constellation. I am … Continue reading

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Secret Man

The man with something to say forgot no turn would be given to give his varying testimony. He was put in a frame and hung silent about his unfolded history stuck in the spring. When sick a man is sandstone … Continue reading

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Woven

The broken egg on Humpty Dumpty’s head and face taken as feeling are we dreaming or embarassingly waking up with the nails and needles of the body politic fighting walking? The twitches of the splinted patient are taken less and … Continue reading

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