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Blood and Flesh and Gentleness

I went into the woods alone. I listened to the crows. They told me love was never stone, That blood and flesh and gentleness Were all to be condoned. The moon swung her heavy head Around in a woozy nod; … Continue reading

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September Walk

Goddam fall again. Look how fucking butterflies Flit in the meadows. With every beat their wings shed Yellow, wither the tall grass.

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Late August

I can’t show you where Hillsides will bruise with asters. You are far away. A yellow moon rappels down The sky, heavy and silent.

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The Cooling Air

Do you think the hardest thing You can do is love the world As it is rather than as You think the world ought to be? Try and remember the first Time you opened a window To listen to summer … Continue reading

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Summery Summary

Here’s a view—and I’m content espousing it— Philosophies ain’t pants you tailor to fit; Though there is a way they’re similar to such— Too little is mostly better than too much.

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Passages of the Moon

You, for whom I write this poem again And again and again, do you still Feel the warm pendulum of my tongue Marking the passages of the moon Across a litter of galaxies In their slow pin-wheeling explosions Through the … Continue reading

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Well-Oiled Love

I thought I’d like some machine to be My spirit animal as they seemed Everything in this world I am not— Designed, undesigning, purposeful Replicable, and explicable. So I tried them out from cpus To rattling wooden water screws; I … Continue reading

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