Category Archives: Poetry

Time

Usually we’re here long enough to realize how short it’s all been, how very little time it took to live all that while. Time elongates, stretches out in front of us a cat about to nap until its damn good … Continue reading

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Turn Around

I’ve got too many words to fill this cup too many promises ‘fore my time is up. I’m on the run I can’t sleep I’m a blur you can’t see me unless you stand still you won’t know me. This … Continue reading

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You Must Stand

You won’t be able to change. Not them or you. Neither. It’s all magnets molecular bonding adhesive. As long as you want them to know the truth you are lost. You are nothing but an orbit around a lie. If … Continue reading

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Free

I want to have words. I want keys for the locked door, to the blocked staircase to the tower top where the stars wait for their observers to ask questions. When the sky wants to have words it makes people … Continue reading

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Foreign Languages

I am condensing, taking the shape of monoliths. Standing in the center so that she has somewhere to walk in circles when she needs to walk in circles. This is as ancient a religion as any… when they need water … Continue reading

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What If

We paved the land over…we had to. Where else would the cars go? Without shoes we couldn’t walk on gravel so we must make more shoes. Every city must clean the water…before it feeds it back to the people who … Continue reading

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Pray For More Time

I have fallen and never found land to break upon no rocks suitable no height with which to acquire the proper speed where I may finally shatter and rest. I remain unbroken. I see shadows when others see light and … Continue reading

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