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May

29

Consider Yourself in a Circus

Consider Yourself in a Circus In a dream, a dream circus, hear the screams. down steep concrete steps to damp basement, gas line pipe for a rail, down to wings that will never fly, grinding garish organ overhead through ducts musty with spiders’ gossamer traps for anything that might try, in deep mazes wandering, more […]

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May

26

I Coptic Choruses

I Coptic Choruses (taken from parades your dreams remember) Coptic Choruses tambourines made of monkey skins, edges burnished with monkey fur, horns sculpted from tarnished brass or ebony yapping black and white Colobus monkeys showing gums and banging drums dancing happy on marchers shoulders, the street’s the place to celebrate Christ’s grace, gathering pent up […]

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May

19

Olive Tree

Olive Tree Ezekiel 47 : 12 the tree in your back yard its leaf neither fades nor withers sits in a time trodden sand of words upon a bank of water clear enough to drink and sweet, the fish that live therein known to fill nets to breaking, its fruit the meat you eat, a […]

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May

13

Sunset Gathers

Sunset Gathers Summer’s morning skies smile and change before your eyes. Clouds like angels form and reform again, drifting past they themselves don’t last, but leave behind an aura that might if you close your eyes and hold them tight of times or love, of fires that glowed within, all dimmed to a distant unspecific […]

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May

9

If She Is a Slave

If She is a Slave A young lady stands beside a wall and wonders if she is a slave. when it rains she feels free to feel wet, covered with water but separate when she swims she is free to be one with water, to move in it as it moves in her through heart […]

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May

9

Jesus Wept

Jesus Wept John 11: 35 Behe says intelligent design gives explanation for all the intricacies in life leaves Darwin in the dust the old man simply did not know… the biochemistry of sight for one is pages long before said organism sees least advantage seems to define what science leaves behind Still it is an […]

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May

9

A Many Colored Catfish

A Many Colored Catfish A many colored catfish in a golden see through bowl seeks with its whiskers to touch the vermilion tanager perched upon the rim of its aquarium about to pounce upon the fly that skims the water. people in safari hats with nets angle by eying fauna and flora of this highly […]

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May

9

Alone

Alone she sits on a plastic chair with foam in the waiting room, looks at her watch, her phone, feeling unnerved, alone, in an angst swollen by muted early morning activity around her people whispering, strangers coming in, leaving in pairs spares her a moment there to think of children and grand children brother and […]

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May

9

Looking For Unique

Looking for Unique looking for unique? Just wait! examine the sand you hold, it runs through your fingers like a brook trout up a cool stream too busy for bait, the mention of place is lost holding fast to the train moving past in the night, but not its whistle not its freight and the […]

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May

7

Coptic Slaughter

Coptic Slaughter   I know he sent Trumka to prepare Egyptian soil behind closed doors… fat man in robes and roses squeezes a live fly stuck to a date in rice pudding, his girl serves tea with kleeja dances for him briefly, he waves her away two more arrive and his son, the minister Can […]

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