Monthly Archives: September 2013

scientific orthodoxy – September 29

9.29 scientific orthodoxy seems so afraid these days of anything bespeaking eternity.   as if only a dead end trap of dying rocks will do for measuring and testing worlds   dried up and dying, ending and sighing, the robotic … Continue reading

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pulling out summer’s weeds – September 27

9.27 pulling out summer’s weeds, crop, mixed veggies, to free the soil for a winter breath.   the soils roil and roll, sift and smother, indentations marking where the spade dives under   to separate, chop, cleave, roots that cling. … Continue reading

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grace in between – September 26

9.26 The leaves have begun their descent into the crannies and wrinkles of bone bare sump below the dam.   soon colors will flare and singe but not yet. a pause, as if hesitant anticipation is the harbinger of what … Continue reading

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home run – September 25

9.25 I sat with you tonight in the big brass baseball glove, me a little self-conscious of my weight, you the girl in the pretty pink jacket and jeans. I fell in love with you again almost before I saw … Continue reading

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concrete piers remain – September 24

9.24 concrete piers remain above the water below the bridge   relics from the time before when we crossed the pond   on rickety wood spans that creaked when we drove   and stepped over their cracked ribs to safety. … Continue reading

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due do dates – September 23

9.23 mortgage is due, baby is due, what to do when the dream has fallen through. ———————————

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the waiters wait – September 22

9.22 the waiters wait with just the touch of interest in how my day has gone.   will you have something to drink or shall I fill your water glass and then abscond   oh yes, the carapace is divine, … Continue reading

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