Daily Archives: May 10, 2013

A muse by any other name

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Do we own our muse  or is it the other way around? What name does a muse prefer? Is it alright to refer to its given title, plain old muse, or will it feel…

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Totem truisms

Stand next to this totem pole and trace its smooth cedar-inscribed characters with a steady eye, graze your hand over heartwood, feel the pulse of ancient ancestry, smell the wafts of sweet grain growing in the light of day, its … Continue reading

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Still life with hair everywhere

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I walk into the beauty salon and take a poorly upholstered seat, its brilliant leather blinding me as if I saw Sigmar Polke’s dots before sitting down in Matisse’s Red Room, my green shirt…

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Ear canal cacophonies

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A wealth of warm windblown whispers welcome the wearisome world through open windows, drifting across white bed linens and pillows cradling craniums, floating down the ear canal to drum up cacophonies and scramble dreams…

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Doing geologic time

Grimacing granite gargoyle prison walls guarded by its chiseled facade brick and mortar malingering the hours back and forth repeated patterns footsteps of men sentenced to transform into the same gray stone gavel set on justice hitting home the law … Continue reading

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Pink on pink

Pink skies at night, pink-petaled delights

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A muse by any other name

Do we own our muse  or is it the other way around? What name does a muse prefer? Is it alright to refer to its given title, plain old muse, or will it feel abused being ‘use’ if we dropped … Continue reading

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A thrift of words

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The heart of the matter   Atom The weight of the world Gravity The spot on the wall Flyguts The stop on the sign Red The deer in the headlights Dead The reading of…

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Trapping the echo

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All sounds are new and foreign, some words are too soft spoken to hear the progress of their pronunciation. Eardrum delirium, equilibrium asphyxiated, balance blown to heck in a second-hand basket, vertigo, up, down,…

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