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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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Wild Geese

Saturday morning I was reading on my front porch, coffee in hand as usual, enjoying the gorgeous morning when 3 geese flew down Pope street honking loudly. They circled around as if they had seen me, and then flew in … Continue reading

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Let me cry

I can’t get the stench out of my hair and my clothes the rubberish burn composting bananas and soup bones and lettuce and feces   the man tearing off labels of  plastic bottles to sell     the wet naked … Continue reading

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In The Underbelly

in the underbelly of Chiang Mai I met a shoeshine boy, maybe 8  midnight eyes pleading face   he vanished into the lady-boys and  fat old white men groping Asian girls   I almost gasped when I couldn’t find him … Continue reading

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I live my life like this

I live my life skin on skin bow on strings hand to your heart dancing  in my own living room   I live my life like this   I live my life ripping off the bandages that hide the wounds  … Continue reading

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Birthing is about Christmas

birthing is about Christmas   it is scarlet blood and vanilla-sweet new born scent it is befriending the messiness we cannot explain and holding the myths and mysteries of belonging like a sparrow in our hands with gratitude and awe … Continue reading

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