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Winter Highway

The future is a truck barrelling down a snowy road. We follow its vague shape through the speeding cloud, never gaining, unable to pass. One way to see clearer is to pull over, stop chasing, listen to ravens, talk to … Continue reading

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Radiology in Winter Moonglow

These long winter nights when the world is enigmatized in snow, and the eerie moonglow makes me feel as though I am on the moon myself, a strange monochromatic sensation like x-rays of my past and future selves with all … Continue reading

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Early Spring

Listening to Townes sing about growing old as I drive back north into the last of winter, a battlefield strewn with old snow corpses in the ditches, under the black-eyed aspen and between the stoic pines. We’re hard on the … Continue reading

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January 451 (Mid-Winter Thaw)

Wet pavement glistens an unnatural rainbow of indigo, ultramarine, emerald and gold, an oily borealis shimmering in dull light. Clouds hang low, a heavy poultice on a bruised world. Thin pink strata presage the night, flaring to orange like the … Continue reading

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haiku: blue jay

blue jay at suet –peaked blue toque, thin black chin strap– dressed for the weather

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haiku: falling

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Cold Respite

Startling silence after a three-day storm – minus-five and everything settled and smooth, snow resting like a kind of truce or like the moment of sleep-slipping after hard loving on silken-white skin.

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