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Drowning, Pond and Pool

25 December 2017 24 Down in the Drowning Pool Draw down through a pair of hands, the Moon down through the pouring rain that used to make us wait outside, but now it’s found its first-born’s brain, and deep within … Continue reading

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Evergreen

My Teacher Her Church Christmas Eve, This Year: 24 December 2017 23 How Green We Were and Are How green the veins of your very own valley, the one running downhill, your arms at your sides. Children bestride a dead … Continue reading

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Separating Line

Watch this space.  And in the meantime, listen: Separating Line  

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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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After the Bloody Assizes

More has been going on than I can capture in words, in prose. As always, song conveys so much more. This is what I presented the last time I read in public. I knew then, and stated, that it was … Continue reading

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Happy Hello

It’s been a while, but I’ve been working. Here is something I read at a local gathering a few days ago: 3 April 2017 3 Without the Lilies’ Leave Without the lilies’ leave, I could not read these lines to … 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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