Daily Archives: May 19, 2013

Ladybug acrobatics

Ladybug scaling my long, skinny digits, found her on the red carpet; black spots standing out like ink blots on a white tank top. Good luck for poets who have nothing better to do, bad luck for aphids who wear … Continue reading

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A different knowhow

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Nobody ‘knows’ Nature. Humans are more aware of themselves, yet through some superiority complex, they believe to understand the inner workings of every other life. A hummingbird does not keep track of its heartbeats…

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Cave dwelling

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Spelunking in limestone caves crowded claustrophobia taverns bat room only at inverted tables hanging stone jellyfish, spiny trilobites uneasy eyesight in dark so tight ceiling shrinking, foundation-feeling foot by foot for terra firma stalagmite…

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Shortness of breath

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A breath shortened, seized, silenced,  shook out of the lungs, hollowed not  from your fall, but by countless chainsaws crippling canopies, robbing air in pleural cavities.

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Offering of awareness

Sparrow song flitters  across the dawn of my Sunday consciousness. Otherworldly vocal chords  beat beautiful  rhythms on my eardrums, stirring my soul to get up and go outside. In gratitude, I refresh the seed inside the bird feeder hanging almost … Continue reading

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