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Going Beyond (sonnet)

Your face and body known to me as well As are my own, this quarter century And more now that we’ve intertwined our lives, Set free from solitude’s penitentiary. But still you are a stranger to me when You turn … Continue reading

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Lovely December (tanka)

Lovely December brings nakedness of Winter cold intimacy- come shiver along with me in the beauty of your skin.

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Shared Dreams

If I should live a different life, Years in which I’m not your wife, Will these songs I write desert me? Emptied, weak, would each word hurt me? I think not, for by your strong hand My own is strong. … Continue reading

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Sonnet for the Return

Ritual in morning sun or night, No matter whether heavy touch or light, Its absence these few weeks leaves us both shaken Until our rituals can reawaken. There’s music in our silences and looks, Such mysteries as read in holy … Continue reading

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Healing Love (sonnet)

Your touch, a paralytic to my mind, Sends intellect, all shamefaced, into hiding – No logic, sense or symmetry of thought Has strength to stop such heat from overriding. The clarity your touch can so induce Defeats and sweeps away … Continue reading

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The Secret

That which muddled youth can’t comprehend So must in ignorance then condescend To call “adorable” or “sweet” or “cute” (When all the time their opinion’s really moot)– A long-lived love that decades help to grow In long-time lovers like us … Continue reading

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Anniversary Sonnet 2015

We used to dance around the phallic pole To celebrate the lovely first of May When with the Earth we started a new year With hot hands and soft lips both night and day. “We might just use it up!” … Continue reading

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Homing

The bridge of light between us Always linking our two spirits Not static like Donne’s thin gold But shimmering, cycling, flowing In rapid light filled oscillations Feeding, healing, tickling us both– If one of us moves on before the other … Continue reading

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I Wasted the Day

I wasted the day. Watching sparrows carry grassy insects to their young Digging idly in the cool soil for worms Touching their iridescence in the sun Feeling their panic, replacing them into the darkness Remembering your hands in my darkness … Continue reading

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Turnabout’s Fair Play

Without the sun, these baby beans and winter squash Vines cannot outrun even baited slugs. Ravenous robins, myopic in the rain, Snip stems, guzzle hard-working worms. So much work for naught, so far at least. Remembering planters’s patience is hard. … Continue reading

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