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Oregon Oak

Oregon Oak

Consider the Oregon Oak Vast and strong Upright yet yielding She rises Branches turning This way and that Finding her bearings Home to Lichen Bees Birds and squirrels A myriad… Read more »

This Furrowed Brow and Lined Face

This Furrowed Brow and Lined Face

I know these features so well, I no longer see them. That permanant crease between my eyebrows; perhaps more a result of reaching to see, eyes squinting on the horizon…… Read more »

Weeds

Weeds

Like Nature’s Mad Insurrectionists they continue to arrive Unchecked Outside of all reason in numbers Without apology or regret Of any kind They are in a world of their own… Read more »

Spinning in the Dreamer’s Eye

Spinning in the Dreamer’s Eye

Sweet garden spinning in the dreamer’s eye All her lands were hidden in the trees The universe was pleased and sent the dreamer back to sleep now we must awake… Read more »

The Power of the Familiar

The Power of the Familiar

Wrapped about us like a glove invisible through our eyes Yet, essential to our being Certain. “As familiar as the back of my hand” It is ours. Irrevocably. In some… Read more »

Conversation

Conversation

It is at once exhilerating and complex Takes time to readjust but not. Speaking the clarity of the intent and subtle awareness. So that another might by luck or instinct… Read more »

Cycles and Circles

Cycles and Circles

So¬† much algae bloom: strip of blue green singing to the sun. Winter winds blasting oceans into high mist against rocky coastlines. Still night air holding back time in some… Read more »

Threshold… s

Threshold… s

It is as if at some point so far unknown to you until it reaches present time Things are unfolding. On some level of being some place of knowing things… Read more »

Juxtaposition

Juxtaposition

So many things within the context of day to day Hold us Whole Which, If suddenly eroded Through whatever cause Leave us breathless barely able to survive Thrown up upon… Read more »

What We Could Use Here is a New Mark Twain

What We Could Use Here is a New Mark Twain

Standing in the freezing Talking about cops – and bribes and how they can be taken or not From Senegal to Santa Clara The language changes only. If we were… Read more »

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