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(To Be) Lost in Springtime

This is how it feels to be lost in springtime. You walk among fiddlehead ferns coiled in circinate vernation, and trout lilies, galaxies of yellow stars on the green forest floor. They remind you of yellow glacier lilies on the … Continue reading

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Bioluminescence

Why have the bioluminescent bays of Puerto Rico gone dark? The ecology of dinoflagellates is a complex system with many factors: Temperature, salinity, depth, and, of course, absolute darkness. It may be that light pollution has driven the glowing algae … Continue reading

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haiku 13.51 — gargoyle

I see the sad face — a gargoyle dislodged, rolling like a mossy stone

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haiku 13.46

love iridescent luminous bubble that burst a dream deliquesced

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Les Jambes

I wish I could simply eat my memories like strawberries, until you were gone. Or brush my teeth with forgetting powder that could polish away the last year. Or order a double whiskey of not caring on the rocks of … Continue reading

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Among the Animals

Among the animals dogs are part human, children at turns willful and sorry, eager to please. Cats too, love that turns away, aloof, haughty, then underfoot, trips me, makes me stutter. Birds out the window of my mind turning, they … Continue reading

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Swallowed

There is talk of a large black hole in a small galaxy, an unexpected discovery which does not surprise me, because that’s the way I felt when you gave me the news, In the absolute vacuum of space, tugged toward a fate so … Continue reading

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