prayer

i can fold my hands a thousand times

on a thousand different nights

and never pray

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Cages

The bird caged for years
Unseen were her tears
when open was left the cage door
she noticed no more

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Words

I love ’em
Would do anything for ’em
buy ’em ice cream
send ’em to Maui
arrange conjugal visits with their prefixes and suffixes
Words–I love ’em!

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Red Bud

upon gnarled black boughs
in vernal tidings amok
sway ruby red buds

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Quantum ripples

It was though reality, seeing the wall as it truly was, like a lake of raindrop ripples forever frozen in time.

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We look at houses

We look at houses

20 years old and laugh
40 years old in disgust
60 years old and wonder who could live there

We are older than houses
& wonder why we wonder

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Lover!

O lover of mine
to your heart, long is the line
ever I’ll be waiting
for your love or hating

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