Category Archives: Poetry

Uncaged

Will you come with me into the evergreens? We will tiptoe like birds, just a crackle through the bushes, which have died with such radiance, now dried and partial bodies folded, some still hanging by a tiny forest thread With … Continue reading

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In a heartbeat

Warm mud squishes through my toes I am walking through sand and shells, tide flats and the narrow channel of the Swinomish river which pours itself into Puget Sound It is September 10, 70 degrees a shelf of clouds dissolves … Continue reading

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No

Don’t raise your arms .. your skirt is too short DDT is the best insecticide If you pray hard enough, your prayers will be answered I like the way you look in black … it slims you Booze is the … Continue reading

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River toes

When I am ready to give up on love and god and you, dear human I go to the mountains. Stepping out of my chatter in my head and onto the earth where my body leads me to grace sometimes … Continue reading

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Homesick

Hummingbird drizzle and the mountain birds a crow interjects briefly, restrained the sun is up, it’s been so since 5 I watched it through the blinds intermittently as I stirred again and again listening to the movements of my daughter … Continue reading

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Holding My Breath

 ridiculous dog “stay down!”  i say upon our first greeting coffee in hand   there is an effortless morning rain  dissipating into scattered white and pale blue while supervising crows issue orders   surely the animals are in charge   … Continue reading

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beyond purfection

beyond perfection is where you will find me i slipped around it through a vision which revealed the other side could be found by refusing to make myself any crazier than being me what a relief!  

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