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Harvest Me

Fingers and toes begin like kernels of corn and pods of peas, making the grown ones giggle and coo. I never knew any of you when the world introduced you and you were so new. God kept count of each … Continue reading

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Compassion الرحمة

حقا، والله هو الرحيم ومغرم الرحمة، وقال انه يعطي لالرأفة وما لا يعطي على قاسية “Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh.” Do they … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Daylight

The moon whispers of her nuance, her hidden places and her sovereignty over night, as the night hawk flies I hear the cries and wonder at the solitude of her flight. Morning comes with the sweet mutterings of sparrows and … Continue reading

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Two Nickels

The dreaming of the rain is bright, far lighter than the prickly slumber of wood. I could never know his dreams; I only sometimes knew his mind. Thunderheads blotting out the stars of a Summer’s night, ice crystals telegraphing rainbows around … Continue reading

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The Vista of Rebirth

What happened to you, to me, to that dream we swam in until our arms could move no more? The drunkard of the village was your uncle and your mother had the temper of a sailor away at sea. I … Continue reading

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Your Basket

Who sleeps in your basket, you do-gooder, you holy-roller, you collector of praise and recompense? Who gains your heart, who is awarded your most gentle caress? I have painted the ones you’ve forgotten or ignored. I have used the color … Continue reading

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the cries of halfwits

The tears get pulled like rubber bands, warm in the sunshine and ready for a plucky mind and a darting hand. Why is life so filled with the strings of Love, the pangs of Love, the marble statues erected in … Continue reading

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Cheeky Angels

Love sets off a Super Nova, particles hurtling beyond the galaxy, straight into  enveloping space, black as the ink of my pen. How luminous it is, as my regret  loses its gravity and my doubt ceases to exist. How brilliant … Continue reading

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All Good Rogues

Birds are balanced on branches, and I run along the rim I am as graceful as I will ever be now, as observant as my mind’s eye could ever hope to see, and the beating of my chest tells me … Continue reading

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Choose Your Color

I would rather be a window than a wall. You could see through me then  and it would matter to both of us in different ways. Before I was born I had not been meant to be. Do you think … Continue reading

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