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We Sleep

Dreaming of brightness–
in parallel lines we walk silent,
our unshadowed bodies
like paper cutouts against the night sky.

In parallel lines we walk silent– 107 more words

Kerfe

Ringling

Layering, I spin
turmoil—sparkled spheres reveal
the unplanned design

A fierce dance, a brazen leap–
vortexed and saturated

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday, using synonyms for vigor and energy, and for… 89 more words

Kerfe

Disembodied

It lies shallow on this earth.
It is found in what is left behind.
It cannot be contained.

It welcomes no fire to undarken the night. 63 more words

Kerfe

we rearrange the patterns to reflect light

ghostnames wandering
a map of endings—the sounds
of feathers and wings

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday, using synonyms for plan and finish.

Remembering the stillness of the days after 9/11, and the crystal blue sky, and the autumn leaves echoing the wind.

Kerfe

The Far Elsewhere

Defined by what it is not–
every particle of light
silent, startling.

A journey neither up nor down,
neither here nor there–
defined by what it is not. 54 more words

Kerfe

Draw-a-Bird Day: Unclaimed

as the stars devour
their darkest dance,
I grow ever smaller–
a feather without wings,
orbiting on cloud sails,
lingering as a hole
in the breath of ghosts… 7 more words

Kerfe

Revisioning

Trespassing, I sleep
in the underneath, reversed,
bedimmed, unlanded

by growth darkened with endings–
upside down, planted in stone.

For Sue Vincent’s photo prompt, above, and… 12 more words

Kerfe