Tag Archives: tension

Lights flashing in the night- February 21

Lights flashing in the night, Two cars stopped Going opposite ways And a policeman gesturing.   He looks safe. I worry for him That those he has stopped will do him harm;   Only because he has Chosen to stand … Continue reading

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red kettle – April 4

4.4.16 red kettle, red kettle whistle us home tea leaves and chamomile set on to drone   keen us and calm us and keep our throats clean with mother and dainties all loverly steam. ———————-

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Iolani Palace – May 28

5.28.2015 uneasy lies the head that wears the crown   so Kalākaua built his palace to fend   the closing in presences from   America. ————————–

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saying no – July 23

7.23.2014 saying no, letting go letting down or honoring so   body wisdom, heart’s command   heart’s direction instead of sand. ———————-

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two cat staredown – July 14

7.14 two eyes staredown, the hot cat yawn. nonchalance under stress. never let ‘em see you sweat.   lick that fur as if nothing can bestir, ears forward telling the truer story of alert.   no movement. the dog takes … Continue reading

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