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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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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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Little Tears and Wings

Today was fine and clear in the afternoon, and I walked out and looked around. Along the main road, I followed an empty lot that was just dry gravel, no pavement. Beside it, I watched for a long time a … Continue reading

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Rising, Just Steadily Rising

This has been a blessed day in a blessed market town.  New, this is, as new as can be: 20 September 2015 20 Rising, Just Steadily Rising The mother of all of us—rivers and branches, and dry twigs and leaves … Continue reading

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