Cat Over Clock

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Rush Out

Needles take you into deep sleep. My Ambien of the Orient. Sweetness and dreams where I surrender, understand and calculate my present on mermaid scales. Finally, a scale on my terms. I want to stay on the table and heal--... Continue Reading →

Back in Time–she dreams at night

Feet easily find blanketswarmth soothes a wasting mind The early rest begins herehead cradled by neck kink on one arm of white dyed leatherbroken in body prints, soft on the skin Beginning with fits of dreams eyelids close, resolve to find peace in the... Continue Reading →

October first

Puddle on the bed The angry cries of the cat Have called me from deep slumber He is hurt and cannot move Curled in the warm spot against me The angry cries of the cat Crows warn through the cold... Continue Reading →

After-rain temperate

Change Slow steady and brilliant Eyes pool with shimmering Laughs, birds calling You are beside me The air is after-rain temperate The sun rises into its blue sky Two nights hence the moon waned The sun rose into a grey... Continue Reading →

Geese, Away

Night swells I wonder where the geese Have flown to, worry that they have Left this mountain town forever "They have gone north and another Bird has come up from the south" Echo a lost biology lecture I can see... Continue Reading →


I ate to fill the emptiness, 3 am The worlds are arriving at freezing. Softness from the sunrise is still hours away. I rose to be able to sleep once more. Tomorrow, I look forward to seeing you. I remember... Continue Reading →

All life is precious

Smoothness lost in transition. Overwhelmed by movement, Overwhelmed by composition. Music streams through the heart. • • • We are waking again, again we are lingering. I put you to rest when you were sad, Scared and your limbs wouldn't... Continue Reading →

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