rain

rain

perfect winter storm
pries up the gray roof shingles
and drips on the bed

r soos

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Fragile life

Watching death.
#Fragile life, deteriorate.
Marrow:cancer:chemo
Strangers place her clothes curbside.

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The Sea

I look at the sea,
feeling it within my veins.

What percentage of me
is ocean, trapped inland
by flesh –

a landscape that can
foster life and
begin creation?

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tender

tender

the sea burnishes
stone to glisten in the sun
bright in your closed eyes

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Tears On A Window Pane

Tears of dew drops
On the window pane
The sleep’s night
Fulfills a promise
My dreams take me
To where you are
Only the morning whispers
Silences your breath
As stirs of life
Awaken my heavy heart
To another day without you

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Hollow hearts

Hollow hearts lie fallow beating. Foreign to truth’s octaves & peace’s justice. Their decapitated arms unable to embrace “other”. Hollow hearts follow blindly.

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Impugned

My skull feels twisted
Upside down behind the skin
Brain aquiver and bombinating
Mulling over the night’s events
One step forward and
Fifty years back
Impugned

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morning

morning

smells free in my dreams
till I feel the thin mattress
open my eyes and see

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torment

torment

he screams in the night
then startles himself awake
no one else heard him

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