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Do As I Say, Not As I Do
Live with intention.
Do not hurry.
Do not strive.
Dig in. Settle.
Know the names,
the moods, the winds.
Cricle the same trunk,
turn the same stones.
Find peace amidst the fields.
Hide just inside / a perfect halo / / red plastic flashlight / beams back / / Captain Nemo / Frodo Aslan Artax / / Sheets shift / a…
David D. Horowitz
The bullet slams into M’s face / And blows it to a hundred pieces. / So quickly life-pulse ceases, / And of the killer–not a trace. // “Hey,…
we brake / into fields of wheat / cutting swathes / with great swinging strokes / tumbling in the reaping / coughing on grain dust / / the…
More by Graham Murtaugh
The soil is rucked with my kicking / / Nails quick-cloven, roots in my hair / I taste dirt, the worm / / Paper-thin light presses / Down…
a good friend knocks
in the dark place / in the tumult / / a white thread / or bit of cord / found / / on the shore / / a song / across the waves / in the…
this is the inescapable gravity / he lived under / the swinging pendulum / dragged him lower kept him / inherently grounded tethered / to…
Hands up, screaming
side by side locked in / like a shotgun / they ride their heads / up, hearts staring out / the wide wide window of / their…
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