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In Response to The One Truth

“I see today that everyone on earth wants the answer to the same question but none has the language to ask it.”– Jim Harrison The One Truth I want to ask the moonhow many lovers she has had forI know it must be manywith… Continue Reading “In Response to The One Truth”

The Old Man on Pont Neuf

It’s a misty morningas I stand on Pont Neuf listening to soft lappingof water against wood The scene is like a dreamas the fog grows thickand then a dull tappingof a wood cane on brick A ghostly grey old manout of the fog appearswearing a… Continue Reading “The Old Man on Pont Neuf”

My Hands, Your Hands

“Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met.”  ― Marguerite Duras My hands that held yours in the last months of life have now become your hands a parchment of antique white Though memories of you never leave  In dark shadows of missing you, I only need to… Continue Reading “My Hands, Your Hands”

Will-O’-Wisp

In fading grey twilight cool and crisp before night’s orchestra comes alivethere in marshland floats a will -o’- wispand swamp creatures run from the ghostly surprise When night’s melodic orchestra comes alivegreat horned owls hunt for skittering preyswamp creatures run from the ghostly surpriseas gnarled… Continue Reading “Will-O’-Wisp”

African Daisies

Sown by gentle hands we lay in wait for nourishing winter rains sheltered from errant winds in the shadows of stalwart stones We are but simple african daisieswanting only to grow tall and strongspreading our joyful riotous bloomsto banish winter’s muted grey tones Once we flower, vivid… Continue Reading “African Daisies”

Tattered and Grey

I looked for you today, I thought I saw your face there– among tethered winter clouds But when I looked again, they became another memory cloaked in tattered grey shrouds Then came longing, the painful ache of missing you in harsh– brilliant sunlight breaking through And upon my soul ensued,… Continue Reading “Tattered and Grey”

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