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truth&beauty

the truth of fire is inside the circle of heat all the rest is just a shimmering beauty Advertisements

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heat

that tough old Finn said don’t yous leave da sauna door open — it’s a sin

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Tropical Depression

A pencil fresh from the grinder smells like a chainsawed tree trunk if you hold it fisted for stabbing knucked up to your left cheek as you stare through the screen at the last light on high clouds after a … Continue reading

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drifting

dreaming of monsoons, rivers of blood,           ships at sea then waking to the wind and the breathy hum           of the coffeemaker the cool breeze swept away the hot           wet blanket of air to reveal the sky so deep blue … Continue reading

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Summer Came Back

Summer came back with a vengeance. Bob Evans was hospitalized for seven hours and four I.V. bags, West Nile Virus they say, now Trish needs a partner for juggling at the fair. Isaac’s dousing Haiti and heading for the Gulf. I’m living on … Continue reading

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Heat Wave

So warm and dry, we were planting in March, sunburned and peeling in April, eating lettuce from the garden in May and watering by the first week of June. On my bike to get a sandwich I passed a street … Continue reading

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Roma

High on cheap Italian beer in the heat of the late August night by a pool somewhere in Rome, you dove into the day-warm water and popped up, laughing, exclaiming I think I’ve lost me bathers! In I leapt — … Continue reading

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