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Archive for June 23rd, 2009

The gentle breaking of morning every day
The benediction of the evening breeze
The smell of the rain in the air, on the earth
The soaring freedom of a bird in flight
The shade of the trees in a wood
The butterflies in the garden on a drowsy afternoon
The moon and the stars in a clear winter sky

Woodsmoke, rainbows, ocean waves
pebbles on a riverbank

I have loved you like that.

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I was always loving you
if it wasn’t clear in my text
you should have delved deeper
it was shining in the subtext.

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I lacerate my heart this way
I assuage the lack this way

I act like a fool when I do this
I find a way when I do this

I forget sometimes
in my sparkling sapphire moments

I don’t remember at times
in my rambunctious ruby rants

I feel joy envelope me
when I am tipsy topaz tickled

My soul stretches and embraces the world
when I emerge entrancing emerald

But there are spaces that are no color
there are moments of quiet alone with the silence

When I leave the demanding world behind
when I re-visit the ghosts I wished I had laid

Then I travel in time again
I haunt the past again

I become a ghost with the others
I hurt and I heal this way.

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