RSSArchive for June, 2015

Jun

28

The Tempest (revised)

The Tempest You walk the drafty ladder ramp gang plank holding rope, in chains, sea below bouncing boat, enter narrow corridor, duck head into hold, even for him snug, take packed tightly place, grip oar. This, a journey within a journey. Smell mold, rats’ cheese, pitch, seawater, sweat and indescribables from cohabitors near yourself, all […]

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Jun

25

Stoking Coal

Stoking Coal stoking coal with lumberjacks from Northumberland.. the cabin hot, tattoos flexing sweat in dim flicker, the air: coal dust and horse piss, some pipes somewhere burst, out on calm water; our boat a sitting duck at standstill. We wait around for sandwiches and beer, idle, as fires die down the cabin darkens till […]

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Jun

20

Does God actually exist…

One word, absolute proof of the existence of God is DNA….Think about it, it is so complex it could never have just happened. The simplest one celled organism has 560,000 purine/pyrimidine pairs (rare in a sterile environment) to enact the functions of that cell; the kicker is that they must be in the proper sequence […]

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Jun

14

Games

Games Upon the carousel a rolling ball you ride in a game you think you play, you take off the mask you think you need, the one you just know yourself to be to put another on, the one you ask yourself to be, the one you play while calliope blows music like a riverboat […]

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Jun

10

Sunset Gathers

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

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Jun

7

Another silly poem, tribute to Italo Calvino

On Making a Shell Did I know then, how could I? when I was a mollusk long before I made my first shell, way back when I scarcely knew the difference between me and the sea around me I’d meet someone with delicate tendons, addictive laughter and feminine tendencies? Deep in my cells’ dreams I […]

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Jun

3

DNA

DNA In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind. Job 12:10 Demand facts not theories, conclusions not hypotheses, incomplete science is a stumbling accomplice of men approximated by machines, lax in its assumptions of itself, not close to truth or absolute as Christ when He, commanding the […]

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