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Bibliomancy Oracle Prompt #1 (prey)

I know silence.  I know standing apart and waiting the approach of a fox, the shadow of a hawk sharper than any cloud floated across mud. I know that dark, implied, The bite of it, the promise, the prayer a pulse can speak staccatoed, without … Continue reading

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if the dead do anything underground while they dream they do not learn, but remember

i do not worship bones or light candles on graves like i saw on all soul’s day after sunset when i was a child. living across the street from the oldest cemetery in town, riding bikes on those quiet drives … Continue reading

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prey

this valley distorts sound so you can’t tell from which direction death is coming thin hunting calls of coyotes echo everywhere, slip inside open windows into my ears body poised for flight until I remember I am safe beneath blankets … Continue reading

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