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Waning to Wax

Secret lunar and menstrual magic flows quietly behind today’s work. It carries on with the recent theme, the latest stage in the Lovers’ story, but I have been considering which aspects of life I still have not listened to fully, … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Everything

A change is come upon me, and I understand what it is. So many of the threads and pathways I have followed throughout the course of my work, for many more years than I have been posting here, have been … Continue reading

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Wine of Nowhere

These have been some unsettled and unsettling times chez J. It shows in the work. More and more, I suspect I know what is going to happen before it does, which is just all kinds of wrong. Some days I … Continue reading

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Hoy Alloy

Still feeling a bit reflective, having realized how many people I have lost in recent years, and how much I still feel their presences. My late partner was a poet, storyteller, all around literary person, and had a much more … Continue reading

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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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More Than Happy

Images that shift and change even as I am describing them are nothing new. They take a light hand to keep in just enough order to prevent the dreaded mixed metaphors from breaking out all over. I’ve been reading about … Continue reading

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Elf-Shot Arrow

The bells of the local Catholic church just rang out noon as I finished today’s work, only a minute or two ago. It hasn’t been that long since I always worked in the evening because the world outside was quieter. … Continue reading

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Changing Places

This is different and weirder than I have any idea how to begin to explain. The Poetic Mysteries clearly run very much deeper than anyone can see at any given moment. Because I intuited that I should study them in … Continue reading

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Just This Moment

Another piece hot off the presses, with some comments while they are still within reach: I have mentioned the idea of ‘parings’ enough that it seems to have sunk in. Not only am I considering how they present throughout the … Continue reading

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Grounding Oneself…

…On a Peak of Petals… First thoughts after rereading the piece to follow: How does one feel grounded, knowing the real ‘ground’ is elsewhere? The poems get pretty far out there sometimes–even I wonder if they will make any kind … Continue reading

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