Tag Archives: mud

melt

spring begins not with crocuses or tree budding but with snow softening over raw mud not so much happening as unmaking that slow thing in the north we call thaw Advertisements

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Mud (fragment)

The paths that I walked are grown over, impassable from melt a mud that holds everything still in its need for footprints and bones, not yet hardened to shale a process that kills and preserves you call fossilization but I … Continue reading

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the second day of rain

light-fingered drums on a tin roof we have missed this music singing dust to¬†earth to an under bare feet yielding we can sink toes in I did not dance to bring this but I will dance inside it while squash … Continue reading

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drought breaking

thunder is the sound of sky tearing to let down water dust tamed to mud the earth drinks

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