When a civilization collapses,it does not evaporate and vanish but instead dissolves more or less slowly, stains the earth and soil, tints the waters for an ageor two after it appe… Read More
In the unlikely event that I become the center of the universeI would like it to be known that while I did not ask for itI embraced the necessity of being the hub around whichthis great dish… Read More
first we say nowthen we say then.once we know howwe say now is when. we say this with one mouth while still of two minds. so say we bothas we lose faithand hope and all the rest… Read More
For one long moment before October endsin cooling November after burstingfrom September’s fire, we stopped under trees,thinking aboutdark ways homefrom here. One day. Here… Read More
Drive fifteen miles northinto the forest between hereand the next place peopleare bound to be, leave the carwith the keys still in it in a rest area, walk some distanceacross the leaf beds b… Read More
On Sunday morningyou discover you are not who you were the night before. You were a mistake,you’ve been corrected,and it hurts but still you tryto maintain a facade of used t… Read More
The air or the light?Something’s red.The green house looks red —what’s tinting it? Maybeit’s neither air oe light — instead it could be that my eyes are ba… Read More
Our work is the workof becoming completeregardless of disruption — that’s the work we should crave,or so the career counselorstell us. They have books uponbooks of self… Read More
Am not amused bythe condensation betweenthe panes of the allegedly sealeddouble paned living room window,which is supposed to be impermeable to moisture yet there the moisture is… Read More
A few days ago, I posted a poem called “What Are The Rules,” and had a moment of clarity about the fact that after all these years of doing this, I actually do have an understand… Read More
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