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Motion Detector

We come with a penumbra A lighter ring around the internal Within the greater external An outer fuzziness of contact That communicates an abstract Unstable in its assumptions Rewarded for its divinations It detects movement, motion Perceives, discerns, distinguishes Identifies, classifies, establishes Bound with…

Scrapes

Once the wound is recognized, Bleeding may be stopped. Bandages are temporary. Stiches attempt closure. Surgery’s outcome could fail. The magic of the clot Is never a guarantee Since cuts, scrapes, and lacerations Run rampant inside and outside Body, skin, and heart   Wounds…

Christmas Photo Album

In the Christmas photo album….. Ghosts run among the pages Through images stuffed with Santas and snowmen. My sister’s ghost gives Indian burns My brother’s ghost I didn’t know Began to know And sometimes wished I still didn’t know Young ghosts of daughters Tell…

New Legend, Old Story

Salmon was stuck Behind Beaver’s dam. Sea Lions were eating Her sisters and brothers So, Salmon decided To walk around the dam. This was risky, because Salmon had no legs and Couldn’t breathe outside water. Salmon asked Man for help. Man agreed and scooped…

Message From A Cat

I catch my cat asleep Dreaming, head down Concealing a moustache Buried in his bed A paw curled over a nose Hind legs tucked in warmth. His ears twitch, Flutter, and slant. Eyes blink, bat, while closed A muffled meow Slips out trembling lips…

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