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Playing with Rachel in Summer 1993

We helped to clear out the bamboo shoots which shot up from the blackberry bushes. The garden was love; these are my roots, hunting teepee poles in the brushes. They shot up from the blackberry bushes: tiny stalks jabbed sister … Continue reading

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Ants

They wield hearts never-taunted, ants that climb threads over needles or navigate numb mines of mayhem… Obstacles equal not size or length of excursion, number of days…(what are the weeks?) …The ants always pressing press on, hunting, forging beneath, betwixt, … Continue reading

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Finch Melody

In a lovely surreal violet forest With a myriad of bearded men traversing alongside me, Golden finches and butterflies flutter their wings As swiftly as my flying heart. These scruffy men make me laugh. Voices sing softly in the radiant … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Fisherman Thundershake

The Ballad of Fisherman Thundershake Fisherman Thundershake pulled up his sleeves And pushed the old oars to-and-fro in the water Caught on the rudder trailed seaweed and leaves, And some leftover clam, slimy, crushed by an otter. The blue and … Continue reading

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