Category Archives: Poem

Take As Long As You Need

Take As Long As You Need Apparition of my dreams: forget your temptations of glory. Give up on me! Do not entice me to ascend this mountain when I cannot perceive the peak covered in cloud. Courage melts under scrutiny … Continue reading

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Under-stars

Under-stars Off the two-track to nowhere important sun retreats into forest, the day kilned and left to cool, no longer malleable. Yet light dominates veil of night: embellished by myth and meaning bulls and bears roam herded and hunted on … Continue reading

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Two Who Dare

My only attempt (so far) at a prose poem… had to change the line breaks to make it fit properly on the blog… Two Who Dare We greeted with the choreography of two hesitant mutts sniffing each other out, surrendering … Continue reading

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What Must the Trees Think?

What Must the Trees Think? Anger that we lumber their siblings? Terror when the ground we frack? Pity that we have brought ourselves to the brink? Befuddlement at our human quibbling? Despair that they can’t fight back? The willow, bent … Continue reading

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The Little Stone Chapel

Stone chapel at Gilchrist Retreat Center, Three Rivers, MI The Little Stone Chapel 1 Door to the little stone chapel opens. I fall into unknown worlds shouting “There’s gold here somewhere!” Balboa hacks through jungle primitives to reach this monument … Continue reading

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