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sedoka*: lost love

the anatomy of memory is subtle — the parietal cortex is linked by neurons to the hippocampus through networks of lost love lesions   *The sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two 3-line katauta with the following syllable … Continue reading

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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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Approximating Joy

The wind is whipping up waves on the lake and rippling through the tall green grasses like the breath of the living Earth and yet isn’t it the same breath that flagellates the fluorescent pink PVC caution tape tied to … Continue reading

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My Koyaanisqatsi

My little broken world has your fingerprints all over it, loops and whorls and arches, Canyonlands in exquisite four-syllabled miniature calling to mind the Goosenecks of the San Juan downriver from Mexican Hat, a dusty village where we had Navajo … Continue reading

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2 haiku: we stars

separated we by vastness of space and time two shining stars lost   your gravitation is one hundred percent of one hundred ten pounds

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