Tag Archives: loss

Dream Poem

All I have are words — egg shells & feathers, hollow bones, empty nests — to give you, numbingly, the endless iconography, litany/liturgy of love & loss, sad little hellish dreamworld I  less inhabit than wear around me tight as … Continue reading

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Astronomy of the Heart

Why is the measure of love loss? The opening sentence of WRITTEN ON THE BODY by Jeanette Winterson After the moon had set, the sky was so full of stars and so empty just the same. Orion, the Pleiades, the … Continue reading

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Slicing Avocados

The Dharma is like an Avocado!      — Gary Snyder When you slice a ripe avocado lengthwise, along its prime meridian, cleave it in two through its thin, dimpled skin, open its creamy green flesh to plein air, one … Continue reading

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I’m incredibly honored…

…to be an occasional guest author on Mari Sanchez Cayuso’s amazing poetry/art blog StarsRainSunMoon. Today, read my poem tanka on Mari’s blog.

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half moons

half moon in morning facing east toward the sun half there like my life half missing like lost love what’s not here shapes us in the outline of the whole

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haiku 13.28

if a watch is lost in the woods does time still pass? unblindfully so

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Half Moon

Lovers transfixed by the light of the half moon. The part they see and the part they feel as the shape of loss. They always say the moon is half full not half empty but stand too long in a … Continue reading

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