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One Travel

  I was sitting in the library thinking about the sunrise and writing about the slow orange slipping away. In a script as agile as a school of dolphins the mystery could be read as plain as an embroidered pillowcase … Continue reading

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Same Is Not the Same

  The philosopher tried to write like a poet but couldn’t do it. The poet played with grand ideas fast and loose. The pilot promised the driver it was sweet at thirty thousand feet. The driver replied trust me while … Continue reading

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Rebel Reject Rock

  Terrified of the fearfulness of staying put figuring out the power of being strapped down bare back against the back of the bare earth shuddering like aspens cut back to marigolds. A stubborn fuse on a volatile flagpole just … Continue reading

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Elevated and Descended

What we cannot hear from here on the ground is the crashing formation of ice crystals in clouds. Clicking atomic hands-on cascading of proud particulate skydivers clasping in eight ways the invisible net that becomes our environment. What we cannot … Continue reading

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Not Today

Stars surrender at the end of day the sun the master of corners is tripped up at the threshhold by what we dropped in our rush to be told to stop and rest. Surrender, master, or flee your rocky lair … Continue reading

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Awkward Watch

It is remote here so remote we cannot use the word ‘remote’ to describe it being far or near. Lonely eyes peer through fine instruments to make measurements of earthly life both normal and queer. The soft lands appear to … Continue reading

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Views Pending Care

A man with one leg longer than the other a woman opening and shutting blinds at the hospital stop to talk to each other. The doctor popping everyone else’s pills the traffic cop brought in on a gurney used to … Continue reading

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