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The Source

ShareI went looking for the source this morning, A place where two streams come from one. What I found was a thicket, A group of trees and brush so thick That even in this early spring, before the Leaves have … Continue reading

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Tribes

ShareSmallpox. A destroyer of nations, Wielded as a weapon Against those who are different, The color of skin, Shape of the eye, Hair, Clothes. A notion of superiority, That somehow blonde hair Falling straight down the back like Strands of … Continue reading

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Star Voyeur

ShareIn the evening twilight A spark flew up in the gentle breeze To take its place among the stars, Twinkling its cool glow, Heat diminished by distance. When I looked back to you, Your face reflected that infinitesimal glow And … Continue reading

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With Friends Like These

ShareSupremely cold cucumber soup Colored a light, light green cream, That seems to effervesce In the mind. Small delightful Bubbles of summer coolness put Directly into opposition with a Haba┼łero sun. A dark smokey heat That takes over your mouth … Continue reading

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Common Man

ShareIn this place there are those, Whose tanned faces and Wind burnt cheeks tell The beginning of a tale, A tale supported by the Rough, leathery hands that Know nothing of moisturizers and lotion, Let alone a manicure. The tanned … Continue reading

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Apologencia

ShareThese are my own words And I will not apologize for them, Except for cases where I may Cause unintentional worry by Proclaiming something fictional As undeniably true, Or by making revelations about Another that that person will Find to … Continue reading

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Apples

ShareI have nothing to say, Which is saying something. Apples. Apples are a safe topic, Non-threatening, easy to Describe in their round shape, Polished and glistening red in the sun, Firm, yet slightly yielding to the touch. I was watching … Continue reading

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Evolution

ShareI am not convinced. I am under attack. There are absolute judgements. The data is irrefutable. What arguments are there? Why do you believe it to be true? Who has posited this theory? Where does the fault lie? The stars … Continue reading

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Less, More or Neither

ShareThere is much, and, Then there is more. When all is said and done There is much more of less. Your market basket of commerce Swells to incapacity as the Smokey signal fires fog the watery eyed Observer. The stinging … Continue reading

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Classifying Music

I’m proposing that there are three different types of music… Continue reading

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