Posts tagged "Poetry"

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mizu

mizu

how to
remember
who
you
are?

remain
where
you
are.

breathe.

give all
your belongings
to the beast
in your blood.
sing
your shame
to the reptile
in your brain.
slip
into the gravity
of being found
in low places
by low places.

water
can teach us
this—
only in change
does life
find courage.

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apotheosis

apotheosis

if you are caught stranded
alone
on the island
of your dying,
numbed
to the breathing
of a fragile
infant promise—
hoarse, cracked
speechless lake
bubbling, flowing
in the easy
darkness
beneath that
endless
grey shore—
shape yourself then
into a living
vow:

I shall
bear
this
thirst
or ache
for eternity
in the sating.

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companion

When you were small
you were offered
this private joy:
to know, and
be known
by words.

feeling then
as you do now
the curved
perfection
of each
exquisite
darkness;

thirsting then
as you do now
for the presence
of each
intoxicating
appearance;

homesick now
as never then,
for a warmth
that was only
ever
borrowed;

remember, listener:
your lovers
arrived
through
their
own
door
fitted
in the rags
of a tailored
fire.

time now
to forget loneliness
to open your ears
to the knocking
of someone
in need.

continue to build
your lodgings along
the pilgrim’s road;
host

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