Tag Archives: time

Long Moment

We live in the long moment. Ain’t nothing instantaneous the gap between lung and tongue where statements percolate from urges up to logic is the same as the bridge between slap and soft cheek just as distantly strange as noticing … Continue reading

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Memory and Imagination at the Station

An hour becomes ninety minutes shortly after paying no mind it’s turned into an hour fifty our departure slips away into the train station’s dull future. [refrain] Scheduled to be somebody else by this time in my life images pass … Continue reading

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By The Time

During my childhood years I was stuck in the dazzling art of the universe the myriad languages still uninterpreted by the time deafness threatened. A youth of tilling soil and planting green seeds turned into a long summer of attentive … Continue reading

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What I Can’t Find

  What I can’t find was here before a book of songs I used to play I can’t remember the bridge the right-sized screw for a hole why are there so many kinds? a telephone to call my mom with … Continue reading

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Long Instants

  Between the mountains spots get selected for towns where water flows and where trails older than people cross each other. Between the trees where it’s nobody’s territory birds of every shape and color every voice and passion swoop in … Continue reading

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The Ring in the Ground

  When a tree gets removed everyone knows where it was and may be again. A harbor is never proud of its boats or ashamed of sudden storms. Suddenly stopping an always followed tendency to lurch may break the back. … Continue reading

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Yearsome

Here and now I breathe in between breaths evenly spring’s syncopations. Then and there I quote a seven-hundred-year-old poet of winter. In hand saved from hell yellow squash and green memories last year’s and my next. After hard work’s rest … Continue reading

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