Monthly Archives: March 2019

Throwing Stones Into Still Water

You do not know before it happens When the day will grow so silent You can hear the slow creak of expansion As your pores stretch and beads of sweat Swell through to gleam upon your skin. You walk alone … Continue reading

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North Wind In Mid-March

I can smell it already on this wind Scraping still at trees it spent all winter Wearing thin—it carries from the distant Dust and gas-filled gaps between the stars The inky, rum-sweet scent of magnolia We will stagger home reeking … Continue reading

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February Moon Over Iowa

I hunker down long after dark And stare out over the sea. It’s—what? two hours earlier In Iowa?—a long way from The winter-faint scent of salt We once carried through the night. The moon there is still moving Through its … Continue reading

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