Tag Archives: yearning

I sing dandelion seeds

My chrysanthemum/daisy/buttercup bouquet in a shoebox is a love poem.  I open it for you, smiling, but you see only the yellows, not the asters that are my eyes.  I sing dandelion seeds, each note touching your face.  You brush … Continue reading

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What she said (a sort of roundel)

Return to me, love.  My feet are planted deep in this country, sole to earth, rooted in the same soil where my father’s bones sleep. My spirit flows here, exhaled and rebreathed. Return to me and take what is offered. … Continue reading

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I dreamed your voice

I dreamed your voice, waking with always that leap forward this heart takes when it hears you if want can span this stretch, lift spirit free from strings & fly I know, precisely where mine would go unheeding & careless … Continue reading

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state of emergency

this morning i read of a hurricane cyclonic & siphoning strength from the atlantic, spinning a trajectory so wide, 600 miles from the core we buy batteries & bottled water what were the odds forces that rarely cross would meld … Continue reading

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