rain

rain

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

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immerse

immerse

time won’t protect me
I still continue to age
respond with breath

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tender

tender

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

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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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needles

needles

memories of pain
is assured by the cactus
dancing in my yard

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before

before

the seed sprouts
there is a moment of doubt
was all that work preparing
the soil worth the pain

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response

response

words appear
long enough
to sustain
criticism
silence
dark

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dry

dry

sand lives in nostrils
protecting moisture within
brittle skin without sweat

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