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Oriflamme

Sometimes I ask for a vision or a beginning phrase in the morning before rising, something from the nightside to bring waking dreams into the day. This morning, I saw and heard horses–many of them, ‘massing.’ Everything always means more … 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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On the 13th

13 December 2020 Shhhh…it’s nobody…never mind the creaking floorboards. This place is still deserted–it’s just that something’s turned up that wants to be here, and we don’t want to have to listen to it moan. More and more stories are … Continue reading

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From the Foundry

11 September 2014 6 First Founder of My Line When I can lie with my eyes wide awake, and know I am praying, I know what I’ll say: this was a vertical pool of cold pavement in which I lay … Continue reading

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