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Fallow Time (free verse)

Clouds of words rise. Flocks of gibbering sparrows Fly away before I can snatch them Shape them into thought-muffins For my lover to eat With his morning coffee. I am bereft. No shapely sounds engage my ear; My eyes see … Continue reading

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Sonnet for the Son of My Son

My arms and legs lack discipline to dance And mirror all the brightness of the day. Though in my mind and heart I leap and fly, This aging body only steps and sways. Still, even being planted in this mud, … Continue reading

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