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Bee here

This is a pause to reflect on place. On where I have been, or where I am at. On where you are at, dangling off the sentenced end like that. Being here in the moment, this moment, this moment, The … Continue reading

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When cooking with spices,

remember the times when you learned them. Garam Masala, pepper and powder, cinnamon, cardamum, clove bud, ginger, mustard, cumin, celery seed, saving sweet, icing sugar, vanilla beans triplewrapped, pressed into pages, hot tea in a glass jar taking bee sweet … Continue reading

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Found poem: in which the police come inside to turn out the lights and open a window to watch our neighbour whose wife has just died and who has said to a friend that he might not make it through the night

Late last night while winding down after visiting with friends there was a loud knock on the door, or more like a rap. n. 1 a quick, sharp knock or blow: there was a confident rap at the door. It … Continue reading

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Super

I’m super pretty and I don’t know why. That’s the lyric cycling in my head right now, shaming, blaming, containing, restraining, reframing, and draining me into my drink. And then the key tumbling the front door lock echoing down the … Continue reading

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Keep a File of Good Writing

A funny, perky professor with silver hair and a very large bum in pinstriped pants, who carried a stainless steel briefcase always packed with papers, who was, of course, a dramatist, writer, director, and instructor in the Faculty of Fine … Continue reading

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Daughter In Law

Today I am starting a new writing project. I do not know what it is yet, but I have known for three years that it is something, and today I am starting in order to find out. When my father-in-law … Continue reading

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An untitled manifesto.

1. These are the words that are on my mind, that are cluttering the other words that wait to be written, sober, calm, confident, relaxed. Some are abstract, many. But this is what metaphors are for, pulling meaning to focus, … Continue reading

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