Tag 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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Moonset

I watch the moon set behind the rainforest, it is a 6am commute into the city, October Humming and warm, I drive on concrete past cedars skimming a mile of water, with just the hum of the wheels and car … 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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To be wise

To be wise one has to see and listen and cradle the bitter season like the colicky child it is rocking rocking rocking

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Since Saturday

blurt it out the fear you have been holding like a sword across your chest which has been shimmering and shaking in your hands since last saturday “I fear I will be broken” you text but the truth has already … Continue reading

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