Intimacies never put on paper

Words Not just any, they must hold weight Thought out, prudently placed pulsating energy head to toe Not easily executed Not always received  but I will not settle for anything less I love words, being moved by another’s, a miracle by chance Writing Giving my time, dedicated to a 6am rise  where the mind is …

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Mazunte

Dad teaches son  how to prepare a raw chicken for dinner  The same one raised on their land The same one he used to chase around wired fencing A young man flirts with a young lady  as he helps her of the bus Magic seconds only they share  A community clears a field of fallen …

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Evergreen

She is evergreen A Ponderosa Pine arching over the Deschutes River cool water lapping toes She is an unfathomable height rooted but swaying Brushing surrounding saplings whispering her presence She is free Embraced by wind fertilizing land  Helping others sprout new life She is the queen nurturer in a forest of struggling humanities  Forever giving …

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Iris

Sand sifting through fingers  droplets rolling down arms Is it chills from cold water? or the surreal feeling of being home with free time Kissing Grammy’s flushed cheek  Silk Smelling of sweet cream and lemongrass We are a team faced up against what seems like  the impossible jigsaw  1,000 pieces, one always missing Eyes meet …

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I Forgot How the World Broke in the First Place

Fractured light Ambient rays Everything can change in a flash And it’ll never be up to you Thinking you control moves in treacherous games Rolling the dice on life gambling your time Years of clouded vision Infinitesimal infatuations Fluctuating futures Stripped of treasures Jerked to rocky bottoms   Beautiful mind Serene soul Metamorphic abilities to …

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Rooted

Sometimes I’m consumed by these urges I want to sprint headfirst and plow into city buildings tipping skyscrapers like dominos crumbling them to ground zero I want to clear the rubble and lay in the land that was there first Nice old-fashioned organic dirt bath coating skin tan with earth   I’m not saying I’m …

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Feeding Forests

Labored your whole life then pushed harder The world shifts in beautiful ways A budding flower vibrantly blooming aqua and violet gold dusted boysenberry veins shimmering, scattered, healthy, strong Climaxed at what seems like your full potential Darling, you have so much more left further to trek on your ascent to the summit This time, …

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