Tag Archives: love

Solitary Mockingbird on a Winter Branch

Still the air when snow becomes, When flake on flake lays down Upon the one below and comes, Another then without a sound. And crystal palaces lush, Hold every creature cold, Now thickened with the winter flush, Embrace their lover’s … Continue reading

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To the stars return

The old man bent. Brown skin of leather. Old. Except he was not old By clicks measured in other Times. He would come and go, He would sing aloud, Slowly. The old man knew many Worlds of many suns Fading. … Continue reading

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Spoken

I dream of the cold white winds High up In the Tushar mountains. The still voice Of a lover is the cold Wind shaking my slumber. Breathing in Almost imperceptibly. Not moving. My ears fill with sound. Pines high Upon … Continue reading

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Once

Once I did not want words, words Words. Because I could not think about them. And so you leaned in upon my chest, My face falling in your hair, We traded gentle breaths. Once When I did not want words.

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Essay on time bent

I dreamt of three ladies and I among them. The children were there and laughter caught the air as they frolicked about. Then out the door and down the hall and into the field we went, all they while I … Continue reading

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Handkerchief

Washing this white handkerchief balanced upon a log, Above a rushing mountain water clear by a foot from My foot and oh, how very cold water from the mountains Feels, or does not feel when, upon wanting all this Red … Continue reading

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Stillness

Upstairs my office sits insulated to either side, Save for the large picture window filled across This winter morn with sparkling forest floor, From which rises the sentinel oaks and dark elms. Like quiet black skeletons they stare in, With … Continue reading

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