Tag Archives: spirituality

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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Lost on the ride

This was a Very good night: 20 February 2018 20 Lost on the Ride It’s a wet pillowcase ours will be, come the morning. A wet little hand leaves a wet little trail as it traces the side of your … Continue reading

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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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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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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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