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Tag Archives: Cynthia Pittmann
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In the flow, rapid and slow In the gaps, on the line-less Space to down the feather Comfort, gently caught in the Breeze, tips brushing Tiny moments of meaning, until All evaporates and disperses Into cloudy and … Continue reading
Once sheltered, then
shown and shut in. Condemned.
Brando brute unmasks both raw
and hungry. His apartment, well
off the French Quarter, pokes
bets and constant craving. Lusting
after life and trading
on decency. Continue reading
tangle, entwine, clutch.
Life panting through
Mantou dashing under Crushing wave-bursts Spray, splash, spill Dash, dart, drill Pour open skin Shell-shock liquid glass Center silk quiet Gentle spectrum light Sigh hints of You. Bitten not dead. Open not empty. After the fall. Before the known. Found … Continue reading
Arched brow Continue reading