Cricket Hours

Stars’ enigmatic lights reached down
through maples & outbuildings
not giving or taking
from cricket hours
but changing my vision
& altering my perceptions.

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Inside me, there was poetry
for the first time in far too long,
the undeniable music of the soul,
the irresistible rhythm of the language.

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defying expectations

the west wind creates a mound of snow
sticking 3′ out from the east side of my van
it never falls or melts
forcing me to chop it off
with the snow shovel

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difficult ratio

when you are 48 inches tall
and the snow is 48 inches high
and not yet packed down

it can be pretty hard
to get quality snow play

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Manmade Cave

Within stone walls ten inches thick
rain goes unnoticed. It takes #thunder
to get our attention, only to have us
shrug it off.

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