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Terremoto

The fault lines in our hearts
Mimic the rubble of ancient cities
That have caved in on themselves
Due to the heavy weight of the earth… 79 more words

Poetry

What Remains

I thought of you this morning, dear Josephine. In early spring, the dandelions became alive again in the garden you left behind. White parachutes of fickle seedlings, gone onto the same curving road you took to get away from here. 289 more words

Poetry

Enchanted

I stopped at the store to get
My dreams carved into a candle
Well-oiled and sweetened with an
Offering of glitter and honey (even
Witches have a to-do list) so I… 88 more words

Poetry

Eating

There are months when I harvest
Food as if winter were coming and I were
Still afraid of being left out in
The metaphorical cold… 65 more words

Poetry

Kierkegaard and his leaps of faith

I am drinking coffee and contemplating
The sound of fear. My heart beats against
My chest or my ears and time slows down.
Motion is relative in a world where the… 63 more words

Poetry

Soul Home

I hear the undertones of Tompkins Square
As a man in a stretched out mint green
T-shirt sings “Black Hole Sun” to his cronies
On the bench and verbally harasses his… 125 more words

Poetry

Earthbound

A cicada was walking next to me
On the sidewalk,
Wobbling forward stiff like
An animal with
Too few joints or
Summer humidity settled between… 43 more words

Poetry