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Fortune cookies

Lives spent wondering what’s around the corner, pieces of paper pulled out like rugs from Fortune cookies, welcoming wisdom.

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A different knowhow

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 or check to see how many … Continue reading

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Totem truisms

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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…

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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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Quilting with cottonwords

Black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa deciduous species with broad wavy, waxy leaves weaving a glossy green canopy quilt through dendritic stitches of shading cellulose. Puffy white fibers pop and float in clumps of stuffing shipped by way of the wind and … Continue reading

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Pollen piñatas

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      Rich pigments blink anew  on alder branches aloft –  amber-colored catkins, countless weepy, oblong piñatas punched by turbid air, burst forth showers of pollen-laden haze, sending me in sneezing fits to my…

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, I have retouched my concrete poem of a cracked cranium for your viewing pleasure. Also, I have included the poem below in Spanish. Unfortunately, the shape of the…

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