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Cultivating the Opposite

The dream of living by the sea near a wild forest and ancient mountain range, rose unbidden, colouring the day to day of my long ago high school world. Time has passed unbound, leaving its inevitable brushstrokes and bruised shadows behind, … Continue reading

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As Above, So Below

Black raven, ink saturated startles the monkey mind his raucous call on repeat a totem from the wild, concrete bound. Too large, he perches on an abandoned crow’s nest cradled in winter bare branches, his curious Corvus language falling on … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreaming

Prologue –  Sitting on this fast moving bus my thoughts stray to the dinner I’ll soon share with my good friend –  bathed in candlelight and good conversation her home is an oasis against dark thoughts and deeds. There are … Continue reading

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Autumn Deep

In these latter days of autumn there’s no time to mourn the last golden leaves still clinging to dark, bare branches. The earth’s long pirouette has been gathering in the cold from celestial blue above and the warmth of the … Continue reading

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Realm

Tell me, please, where do you dwell? Is it between soundbites and currency struggling to find your place, your very breath at the edges of the life you were meant to live? Is it between the messy earthly imperfection and … Continue reading

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Passages

Those who have left before us are unable to look back, in their wake they leave one trailing hand a phantom touch suspended at the edge of time. We cannot follow, only read the language of their passage –  finding … Continue reading

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Child Woman, Child Man

You in the doorways and streets hugging concrete and dog for warmth, you who cry out for love and acceptance seeking family from sidewalks. You are the brave, leaving abuse behind. Pause in this time and place to catch your … Continue reading

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