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Blue Upon Blue

The world may be your oyster, I am swallowed by it until every sigh or sullen wish becomes a nebulous sign in a foreign sky. It is in that world, blue upon blue, that light dazzles only briefly, spent as … Continue reading

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The Elbows of Sentries

  Nothing is soothing about barbed wire. Brand new   it may glisten like the cold heart of steel does but it will never   be your fuzzy peach, your sycamore tree. Rusted, it stains   your fingers – orange … Continue reading

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Love Is What We Do

It’s no small thing, the love we give, the love we take. Silence is filled by it. Hearts are overwhelmed by it. The air reverberates with its perfect effervescence, the light that spreads it far and wide, filling every gap … Continue reading

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It’s Not Time

These cumulus clouds look like rungs on a ladder I wish I could climb effortlessly, higher and higher until  my shadow is only an echo of a whisper on the ground. If I close my eyes I can pretend they … Continue reading

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Melody Maker

You speak to me as sunlight life-giver, making the leaves glow warm and tender, their fragile fabric of pulsing chlorophyll, veins as roots as branches. And when you speak I become greedy. I am so very hungry for more. Fold … Continue reading

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glimpse the Light

I would surrender my laughter and lay bare my heart on the stone for you, if only you would let me glimpse the Light beyond the sun, and give me one glorious moment just to swim in the Love that … Continue reading

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Eyes Closed and Beautiful

Harp strings and fog horns, bass grooves, flute flight sun dropping light, tree leaves casting shadow, life so full you want to cry. Nothing more than love, than whispers, than trees turning colors as a last bow to life-giving Light … Continue reading

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You Are Me

You steal the light from the room, you peel the face off the moon, you think you know reciprocity. We dance to color the night, we spur the angels to flight,  we descend at high velocity. Don’t pretend that you … Continue reading

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others might see

In the glaring light of day we parcel out upon the world our blame and condemnations, our envy and frustrations, our Herculean efforts to be strong. In the deepest shadows of night we offer to God our hopes and fears, … Continue reading

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