Monthly Archives: October 2018

October 22 Thank-You Note

Idling running your hands (those hands with rich veins whose heat of strength runs fast through them) through debased soil you touched an unexpected blasted root crowded around by noxious weeds nicked and frozen by turns half-eaten in the muddy … Continue reading

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Sonnet for Love of Language in Autumn

Willow leaves swirl in the cooling wind, Some making patterns on the rain-blacked streets; Some drift themselves through my Fall-hungry eyes, Filling lonely spaces where words meet. No language turned or filtered through the heart Of Summer’s growth, its fruitfulness … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of October Melons

Sugared juices run across my palm, I catch my breath and shut my eyes —the sweetness of October melon— two seconds—less—sufficed to glide the long and gleaming knife through its netted skin through its softest orange flesh and now it … Continue reading

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