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TruthTell all the Truth but tell it slant— Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind— ~Emily Dickinson
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Poems of the Month
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Timeless Creating a new world Salvador Dali obsesses Time in pieces melting over his life canvas French and Surrealists finding a story arc. Provoking others compelling though casual. I no longer accept the rule: Order and under control. Life transparent … Continue reading
Thickening pulse thorough
all that is and was builds to forever.
Serial endings are waking up. Continue reading
Vortex Drawn in and around the carousel spin…colors swirl. Laugh. Breathe. A little hope and Lightheaded warmth. Energy pulsing radiating See the spiral vortex at the moment before unexpected but ordinary death? (Of course all death is ordinary.) An intense … Continue reading
Moon-glint Medusa Caught in an updraft A chimney sucks me, straw like, through the dark tube that sprays bits of me into a gauzy draped nascent sky. Out of me, sparks fly. What pulls me? What shoots me? What is … Continue reading
Come to me before Come here inside my heart Space. Come before the close Of me before the well-spring Seals closed, and chances Gone remain still certain, Curtain shut. Permeate my Soul tissue, resonate light In darkness, beginnings before Endings, … Continue reading
Chickens Were Once Chicks Chickens have wings but don’t fly. Chicks are baby chickens. Chicks are small, soft, and make a gentle peeping sound. And are found in Easter baskets wearing baby colors ; powder blue, pink, yellow and green. … Continue reading