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Gift

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Possum tumbles

like an old football

through branches

to the garden below.

Dazed, he snuffles

through warm leaves

climbs again

limb by slow limb… 38 more words

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Safe Keeping

She holds a sphere

of white hot light

in hands stretched high

to reach the night.

“Oh Eros”, she prays secretly,

“come take this round… 30 more words

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Eden

(just something light, from 1993)

Wake me when the morning comes,

call me from a dream

when the day is cracking open

and the sunrise spreads like cream. 46 more words

Poetry

In Dreams

In dreams you know

the who of me.

You press me to your chest

like a missing rib, bare

and white.

You breathe into my lungs; 51 more words

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Beauty and the Beholder

I’m a stranger to this land.

Pray, what are these graceful creatures

with plush yellow blossoms

waving lightly

in the early afternoon?

Such a lovely garden you have. 36 more words

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Explorer

He trekked north

with the vernal sun

carving his name

across her sky

so she would not forget.

And as he touched

those new frontiers… 39 more words

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Masks

He could climb

a rock-cold mountain,

guard lost lambs

on faceless cliffs

and she would circle round

to warm his earth.

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And he could carve his image… 54 more words

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