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- “Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” TS Eliot
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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I sit down and notice morning sunlight and birds flying low in the green glen– Is this Beatrix Potter’s field Or a Scottish valley set down right here in our tropical water-laced world — all tinted with prismatic light? Busy girls sit … Continue reading
“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can … Continue reading
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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
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