no ordinary day

that ordinary day my ocean died She took my hand led me through my deepest fears in Her gentle arms breathing salt air She whispered tides no one would notice they swallowed me we drank medronho far from the edge where fish offered nourishment healing and growth we sank we rose She washed over me […]

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In the Cafe 2

Coffee drunk, we find our hearts energized. Rain beats a rhythm inviting us outside to dance. The voices of Others sing a melody to our soul: Do not sit idle! Do not miss this moment!

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‘Dreams nudge the conscious mind awake’

Dreams nudge the conscious mind awake. You are missing something you need to see Says the image fleeting, too quick, too slight. Grab hold of the ether and swallow it. Taste for a moment what it needs to show. Two doors have opened: one to lightness The other, darkness. Not the quiet chirp Of crickets […]

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When the Bough Breaks

Meet me at the skeleton tree, Nick I want to tell you about my girl, Knew her just well enough to miss. This feeling inside me, imagine A vase shattered on the hearth. Did I know her well enough to miss? Memory has sought refuge above at night Up late with the ghosts of regret, […]

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You Call Me Test Pilot

I guess I have to accept this yet again Another broken vase, another shredded sheet. We stand and we stare at one another, both Too stubborn to let go, to just disappear. I have decided to swim. I have chosen this. You cannot let go and call me Test Pilot. I am not the first. […]

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‘Normal Jean went out on a walk, she loved’

Normal Jean went out on a walk, she loved Following the moon, like a guide leading her To the tree she’d climb to find her perch From which she would watch each dandelion Nymph dance down to earth like an angel Not quite comfortable in clouds, not ready to fall. When her wishes had safely […]

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‘I walk distracted, tethered to others’

I walk distracted, tethered to others Who tell me where to look, what to bypass. I have not stopped to see the leaf of grass, How along its edges the aphid crawls Opening inside a minuscule hole. Still looking up at clouds, Gods seduce me Away from life walking below: loose, free, Trampled under foot. […]

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