stillness

stillness

cactus blossoms find
me sleeping nearby snoring
louder than the bees

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walk

walk

slow past budding trees
somewhere inside this old head
a song is starting

r soos

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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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funeral

funeral

they talk of weather
and a day ten years ago
nothing in between

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drink

drink

desert with desire
thirst disappearing while dry
stones fill deep hunger

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thunder

thunder

in the dark mountains
shakes dry lightening from wet stones
dispensing new paths

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paths

paths

name the trails we walk
but don’t bother to map them
the deer will not care

r soos

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time

time

I grow older now
without warning or promise
faster than my dreams

r soos

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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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