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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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Dream Meter

The piece to follow is so new, I might still be able to tell you a little about what was going on as it was happening. To begin with, these verses are cast in a special meter, one that came … Continue reading

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Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! A curious holiday, a minor saint’s feast day become a popular and very secular celebration of love, and usually romantic love at that–are we happy, we who are without partners? Are we celebrating today? Not to keep … Continue reading

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Solstice Fires

A joyful Solstice to all! Lately, most days I set to work with a bit of a vision or dream-blip to start with. Today I had nothing in particular, so that’s what I began with. Immediately, I started seeing ferns–lots … Continue reading

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Lunacy

Lunacy The piece to follow came yesterday, after a hypnagogic vision in the morning. The vision was very simple, but clear: I glanced down at my hand, and noticed a small, vividly green caterpillar walking across my skin. Luna moths … Continue reading

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The Grey

The same poetic form recurs, but the story inside varies across its domain. The lovers are parted or in desperate straits, then comes a sudden realization just when all appears lost that seemingly permits a view from the other side … Continue reading

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The Lovers

The Lovers Many years ago, when I was first really struggling to enter my full vocation, I had a vision. It’s been recounted before but, briefly, I was shown armies and then two individual soldiers fighting–who then they resolved into … Continue reading

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Dewi Sant

2 March 2020 David is the patron saint of Wales, land of my foremothers and fathers, direct ancestor of our artery of song. His name is not Daffydd, cymbricized from the Hebrew David; it is Dewi. Dewi Sant is the … Continue reading

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Gr’Mere

She’s the Biggest Mama, the one I only go to when things are serious. This is what happened when I petitioned her on behalf of a friend: 29 May 2018 29 Gr’Mere Will See You Through The mirror at the … Continue reading

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As Love-Poet Seems to Be My Strongest Calling…

…what can I do but build upon my most loving recent work? Syncope means fainting.  I have gone there too many times.  Everything physiological shuts down, if only for a few seconds.  It’s happened to me so often that I … Continue reading

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