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St. David’s

Today is the feast day of the native Welsh saint once called ‘the Waterman.’ Supposedly, that was because David–properly Dewi–abstained from alcohol. Odd, that–I live on a tidal river with many mariners for neighbors, and as far as I know, … Continue reading

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A Way Home

Paradox got itself involved yet again today. Work seemed to be taking a slightly worrying turn–the man at the edge of the cliff seemed to be getting a signal that he should go over. By the end, it was a … Continue reading

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Crossing Over

I hope it does what it says on the tin. Since I compose so much verse, I am always wondering if I should be doing something with it, putting it to good use. One thing that pretty much happens on … Continue reading

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It Will Not Let Me Rest

I won’t let it rest, either: 26 June 2017 34 Love Held Strong I don’t know how to work a heart that pounds like hooves all night, all day, and won’t lie down and let me go to sleep no … Continue reading

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Fate’s In a Roil

I wrote a pretty good post for this piece, then lost it in trying to upload it.  Thank goodness I always compose real poems in Word and copy and paste my new lines here. Just so you know, it was … Continue reading

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In This, and Any Other Hour

Less than one hour ago: 15 August 2016 13 All Feathers, Under Skin She’s laid aside the supple skin of woven silk that graced your nights for such a long, uneven time, the ghost who goes through shaded lights and … Continue reading

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Thoughts I’ve Been Thinking

Oh, you know perfectly well it’s just another damned poem! Poetry, I love you so much, if you had a human body, I would know I am a ghost. Tonight, scarce ten minutes ago: We Have Borne This Before No … Continue reading

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Pridal Twilight Song

Oh, never mind any commentary. Here is what my calling, and my answering, brought to me tonight: 10 June 2016 10 No One’s Dead, and No One’s Died They’ve neither tree nor limb on which to build a nest that’s … Continue reading

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Weird, but Weirdly Wise

8 June 2016 8 In Sight of What’s Wise My shivering ghost awoke lonely last morning, its thin cotton sheets soaked right through, and so cold. Why the high window lay wide open all through the night, I don’t know, … Continue reading

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Still

Surely this is all still part of anniversary grief.  He was brilliant, but more than that, he was infinitely imaginative and kind.  My forever friend, you are always welcome to dream with me, and tell me everything. 26 April 2016 … Continue reading

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