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Morning Poem, January 17, 2015

In the dark of a winter morning Half awake I hear a creak of boards This is not a haunting The house is old and in the winter A hard wind can push a wall Or the dry flow of … Continue reading

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winter night

Early darkness the house creaks with the wind and cold Anything but rest is out of the question who would go out in ten-degree weather? Who can imagine anyone at a restaurant or cinema tonight? ‘ The kitchen is neat, … Continue reading

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The Plum Tree

    The plum tree in our front yard was radically and inexpertly trimmed. In the summer, clear gobs of gelled sap Issued from its countless wounds like stationary tears. In winter it was naked and black and bent at … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, October 5, 2014

The Holiness of Tools The shop-room is silent and still smells of sawn wood Dust motes drift in the light beaming through the little window. The plywood table, itself built out of scraps and leftovers from the construction of the … Continue reading

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