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3.4.2015
Poet's Journal

3.4.2015

I am learning finally how to be vulnerable, how to ask for help, and how to lean on friends and trust that they’ll stand steady beneath the weight. I’m coming to this lesson rather late in life, but this is a good step forward. But I’ve reached a point where I find I need to … Continue reading

Poet's Journal

2.13.2015

I have a pianist’s hands – long fingers – straight wrists – and a stretch that spans two notes above the octave a seer once held my hand and foretold three consuming loves, and none would remain by my side – after this last, I consider myself consumed – funny how the life line moves … Continue reading

Poet's Journal

2.12.2015

snippets from the past few days the snowdrops have been stepped on by some unwary foot – they are closer now to mud than to sky – but the crocus persists and the daffodils are showing their greening tips I had to side-step several puddles of blood on the sidewalk outside the office one morning … Continue reading