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mid-lent – March 24

3.24.2017 mid-lent, when ice starts melting water flows and my heart begins to open to movings other than my own.   mid-lent, mid life, mid storm mid desert places of peace begin to emerge out of places I wasn’t looking. … Continue reading

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I think this is the year – March 12

3.12.2107 I think this is the year I’ll die, she said sitting in the padded rocker, with a cup of decaf in her hand.   really, we said, this year. yes, I have no idea why I’m still around I’m … Continue reading

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procedure – December 20

12.20.2016 it’ll hurt like hell. thanks doctor I reply.   only five seconds but it’ll hurt.   so I say go ahead and grit   and while I wait for it to get worse it’s over. ——————

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paisley park – April 26

4.26.2016 the white factory buildings surprise. we were expecting funky funny for the music star.   instead there is burnished modern gleam of white for turning out turnings as if coils of steel looping from the cutting machines of tool … Continue reading

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that quick – March 6

3.6.2016 we put the dog outside to save him from the smoke alarm screech.   when we step out to the yard to call him, the yard he never runs off from, he is gone.   gone gone nowhere in … Continue reading

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grace – February 28

2.28.2016 driving in the car I said God help me and the bluetooth rang and it was you   incarnate. embodied. flesh of new flesh. gift.   I’m always surprised at how you show up. ———————–  

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sneak attack – February 8

2.8.2015 snuffles start at the back of throats like visits from aliens who have landed without notice   until now. ——————————

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