stillness

stillness

cactus blossoms find
me sleeping nearby snoring
louder than the bees

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burning

burning

bushes place new prayers
hanging in small circled clouds
over desert sands

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It’s all right

It’s all right to be poor
yet not to have a stench of uncaring.

Good to have shelter.
Lonely and quiet.
At peace.

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in bed

in bed

sleep may come tonight
even with your constant fear
of never waking

 

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evidence

evidence

humans by nature
paint dark panoramic plays
triumph with passion

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afraid

afraid

lighting will exploit
ashen wrinkles on her face
she cries in mirrors

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bathe

bathe

soak in memories
brimming over old edges
flooding the new floor

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direct

direct

linger by the sea
with arms raised to the music
conducting the waves

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fortitude

fortitude

disguised in the heart
a thick bitter reminder
of death’s companion

stalking the pleasures
this old soul takes solace in
during the music

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study

study

I master myself
and speak slow while repeating
stories others love

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