Steelhead

(January 19, 2017) Gone is December's method, Practiced under the gauze Of coming storms And long mornings, finally Duped into evening's silent coup. Now, January, Chilled cradle to summer's unborn, Giving way to...

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Brief Bio of a Leaf

(January 12, 2017) Whitening to recall a snowy day Greening to promote spring Yellowing to store summer sunlight Oranging to reflect a morning glow Reddening to catch the smile of a setting sun...

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light

(January 5, 2017) I feel neglected 92 million miles I travel to get here to give you my love and you take me for granted I warm your souls your hearts and watch...

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Super Moon Over Eureka

(December 29, 2016) What was Super wasn'tthe size (it was waning)or the brightness (though it shonelike a torch through my skylight,pulling me in a human tide to the roof) —no, what was Super...

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We give thanks for Donald Trump

(December 22, 2016) Who so clearly illustrates both the magnitude and the specificity Of the work to be done, and for being an acute example of the unexamined life. We give thanks for...

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Earth Music

(December 15, 2016) Birds serenade the mornings. Frog operas each night. The symphonies of wind and tree, meadow and sea, require no tickets, no press reviews; even an audience is irrelevant. Music just...

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The Little Bat

(December 15, 2016) walking and talking into the wind and a cell phone alone, on this night in Santa Fe there, in the corner of buildings butted up against each other, is the...

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Shelf Life

(December 8, 2016) Here they come, Shuffling between Expiration dates. Moving in and out Because they can. Ants everywhere, After the crumbs Tucked in corners No one can see, Until they arrive. Happy...

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The Way You Were in Paintings

(December 1, 2016) Tell me the day, Your voice: echoed calls To draw the fetch of sickled fields And the time of old, warm winds Cast in cobbled cicada song. Tell me the...

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HERE

(November 24, 2016) Where the green grass sinks into Earth Amongst the worms and epic battles written small Seeking a thing I could call my own Instead of knowing God I settled for...

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Shutting Down

(November 17, 2016) A quarter voted for him And a quarter for her, Half chose neither. When the body shuts down, The extremities go first. Those parts furthest From our hearts No longer...

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Ghost Bridge

(November 10, 2016) Though Halloween has come and gone the bridge still sports its ghostly sheets, in place for months now, its four spans still bearing traffic, still standing guard over the...

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Banana Slug Derby - Dukkha Style

(October 27, 2016) A big storm is coming, finally As I veer off the Grizzly Bluff Onto my favorite jogging path, Dodging Sword Ferns, Dancing around Spruce Guarding Zipporah's Pond. A Banana...

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We Who Wander

(October 20, 2016) We've been on the road a long time now, Dolly and I. Dolly has lost all her drive, dark circles under her eyes. My clutch is going. I cannot...

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Fox In The Corn

(October 13, 2016) such a crazy fox see him go into the corn rows see the loveliness of yellow and the silk he tears into pieces shredded into the small into the...

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Yes We Can

(October 6, 2016) Open our hearts To the promise Of tomorrow, Steeped in DREAMers Coloring cooling waters Only clouds can carry......

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