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YES, I’M SURE IT IS VERMILLION!

Yes, I’m Sure It Is Vermillion … ~~~ I had spent at least an hour in this hot mustard, salad-sun While two small flies made circles around my sweaty head The August corn waving tall and tidy, a yellow sea, … Continue reading

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CHRYSALID

CHRYSALID … The open wound healed and the taut, pale skin grew faintly over Foreign fingers still felt for that awkward pain like a summer lover Quiet amateurs, just sad explorers who never quite reach above Likened to madmen who … Continue reading

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IF TRUTH WERE TOLD

If Truth Were Told … If truth were told      Humankind would stand free      Armies would surrender arms           People freed would be      Light released could filter      Society’s ills … Continue reading

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OF THE BEAUTY OF WORDS

O the beauty  the beauty of words ¥  ¥  ¥  ¥  ¥ WAR To end the dreary day The sun brought fire And smote the grey Of the heavens away In his desire That the evening sky might glow as … Continue reading

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LOVE LETTERS

Love Letters We take the scenes of lost refuge and write them on our sleeves Bend spoons we use as implements like ancient man hiding in rocks Pioneers caught somewhere between bandits, lawyers and pilots … We sat under the … Continue reading

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MARIE

MARIE I caught the end of that summer when mayflies hatch and shimmer briefly She had intoxicated me like soldiers gin and the burr of overripe barley Her smile as keen and hearty as a cluster of blossom grapes crushed … Continue reading

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