Tag Archives: water

more on the drought

  If the rain comes and does not dry in the thirsty air before it meets earth like fingers teasing a near caress I will meet it worshiping the bringer my skin drinking what touches me I dream of water … 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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why the ocean has an intimacy to it

we know water and salt breathed weightless within turns & tidal rushes jealous of mermaids we long for what was laid down in blood memory that never knew words dream of flight as a casual push off of feet before we … Continue reading

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the art of ripples

by whose hand does wind become a gentle paintbrush wildly spreading light?

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eternal flame falls: a reflection

its all about contrasts: the water fine as threads strung over shale not deep enough or strong enough to stop that burning I used to see this fire and water fusion as opposites in a balanced dance a lesson for … Continue reading

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fairy tale: the not all that bad guy

I want to be the troll that lives under this bridge swing huge flat feet that never slip on shale slapping currents in water yes, I would feed on minnows and scatter tadpoles, my long, hairy fingers grabbing at ankles … Continue reading

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water: three movements (a meditation)

become like water clear, still, a moving mirror rippling soft and shallow become like water fall downhill in long steep steps of yielding water-ness become a wave and roar, angry force for change tear away all but the essential become … Continue reading

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