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Winter’s Other

Lushly, thicklya polar bear hibernatesunder our infinite skies,  in our midst:bristling white visiting behemoth. From my tiny pane,I see its heavylugubrious breathing see its lungs, and firrise and fall in branch and mindand rise again.

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Wording in the Rain

Finally it rains. Slapping and paddling the thick leaves; gliding down (d)rain pipes to be spit out onto recumbent weeds, filling puddles that I see mixed with the mesh of my screen window.  Puddles like a running woman, arms outstretched, hair … Continue reading

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Slanting

Who knew, at the bend,a long slant sun would meet me, we’d eat a burst of tomatoes at night, already in shadow, a wall of sound, sonic cricketslike monks in saffron robes  lined from here to the mountains,soft, soft their silken … Continue reading

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Waiting for June

A high-backed, slatted chairas throne in a long-stemmed garden. A city beyond it with glass, suits, revelers:It changes by the hour. Cars bead the bridge, a laudableorganization if only we knew what it was. Here, in a garden between houses,the … Continue reading

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Hey, Stranger Stranger

I could have been quaintand asked a stranger about those droopingwhite blossoms, pointed leaves and slender stems,flowers upside down, dripping like milk. Instead I tasked my phone and askeda stranger stranger, who gave me fifteenfast photos of the flower before … Continue reading

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