THE BREAKING OF THE BLUE

  Tall is the man willing to rise before the break of day beneath the blanket blackness and tip toe into the still untempered tide blindly, current cast as yet unclear, and trust in time to lean in with light. We can be cold creatures staking our claim with breath of blue into our ever-shortening […]

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JOURNEYS, PART 4; LITHE LIGHT

  The clouds quieted the stars above as I, on bended knee, bowed to the river and into its flow, in the growing light, let my hand slip beneath its movements, under its motions and waited to watch as its sway of waters waltzed over, moved through and flowed onwards, while never stopping, never straining, […]

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BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES, NO.30, NAPOWRIMO

  We are born through barriers that break, water carriers through canals  into comfort and concerns  were borders are built to nurture nature while we are compartmentalised, still, more silent, less severe; fortunate, less so, white, less so, gay, straight, one gender,  less gender, clever, less so,  a part of peace  or placed into parts  […]

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SEARCHING TO BE SMOOTH

  See the simple stream; current crashing into character See the mouths of babes; wishes whispering of their will in waiting Rough runs the water falling to find its force Smooth as our skins we are not We are curt corners created, counting on the current to carve us into caress-able.   All words and […]

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TO THE WATER

  I have taken to the water, am running toward reckless and dissolving the wreckage. I have taken to the water even on this land of cracks and grumbles (slippery under snow or shadowed by a sun we can’t outrun) I still hear the water rushing amid all that is restless (am still bound to […]

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CAST OFF

– Along the river bed, long running with water already washed through our hands, – long is not the hold we have to harbour, – long running with this water no longer light at its level, no longer smooth along its sands, – along this bend of river I cast into the current, like a […]

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