Category Archives: Agony and Ecstacy

nothing to see here

all the broken people and what can we do I’ll pick a thread on my blouse and you’ll sing out loud look at the broken people we should have a drink who won the game tonight and does my makeup … Continue reading

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Underslung

  children scrabble in the dust of Aleppo seek shelter in the shadows as if that could save them from another shelling their future underslung dangling from the belly of God by a loose thread and thinner hope than that

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The Little Things

          it isn’t dying i mind it’s just that i imagine when i do i’ll never again need to search for the words to describe just how that surface of cracked prairie mud baked hard in … Continue reading

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Fire by the Buddleia

It’s the heavy heatThe ripening of summerThat lays even hyper catsTo languish in the shrubberyAnd pulls the purple petalsOf Digitalis to blushIt’s thenThat I am urgedBy an ardent needSo primal I drop my trowelAnd stand thereIn the dappled sunI coax the … Continue reading

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Dropping Out

i’m dropping out of all that useless shit i used to do to inflate my ego judge me on my words they’re all i am and all i have anyway a body sags a job ends faith wanes songs falter … Continue reading

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Chasm

on this side a heart a catalogue of memories a forest of flora and fauna across the divide a genealogy of strength a clean slate a circling of the wagons

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Reaching for Remarkable: The Woods Are Alive!

This big, beautiful world is busting its seams with surprises…dizzying beauty, curious oddities, power-packed punches, the delicate and the delightful. This is my quest…my search for the unstoppable, insanely charming details of a magnificent planet and a people who never … Continue reading

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