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Freude, schöner Götterfunken*

Swimming in the grief pools behind his almond-shaped eyes he hears, faintly at first, how Terror transmutes into joy like a nightflower unfolding to the first touch of dawnlight. His own voice joins the chorus (joy, beautiful spark of the … Continue reading

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Middleaugust

Red eye, bloodshot, peeking past the cool frazzy horizon. Now hiding behind heiferclouds, I see your goldenrays and wonder of the wind on my forelimbs where self ends and world resumes.

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Morning Commute, Late June

On my bike at 6 with the curling pink fingers of dawn Already fading to yellow. It’s going to be muggy and buggy. For 11 months they complain about rain and snow. The other month they complain about the heat. … Continue reading

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Seney Sonnet

Dawn not a crack or a switch- flip, but a whisper, a slow-to-wakefulness under cloud quilt, a hazy reaquiantance of sun and earth with a tender kiss. One crow flies above the black spruce swamp. It’s a lonely hour from … Continue reading

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April Morning

Biking to work this morning east on Houghton Canal Road into the creamy light of dawn, the world is reflected upside down and nearly perfect, only softer and inviting me to wade into icy water. The sun bursts over the … Continue reading

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