Monthly Archives: June 2014

✿ tokens

i’m sitting atop twelve floors looking out at the city of Oakland and beyond at twilight wondering whether, for those with eyes to see, that arc of headlights along the distant highway is not more beautiful than a diamond necklace … Continue reading

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a prayer

a prayer may be a ritual but a ritual’s always a prayer I love my rituals the ten glasses of water a day as though it were prescribed in a darkened room in the Orient among heaps of dried herbs, … Continue reading

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here’s what i’ve discovered

here’s what i’ve discovered: i’m happiest in the morning first thing before the world lets me know i should be feeling otherwise happiest with coffee and cream warmed by a tea light that sits beneath a homemade contraption so each … Continue reading

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the day sings back

the day sings back your song to you it looks you in the eye the things you think went wrong for you you wished for on the sly there are no surprises just lies we tell ourselves

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✿ monkey luck

i got monkey luck that’s the kind that falls outta the sky dribbles down your chin lands on your nose knocks you off your branch and sends you rolling down grass-covered hills laughing

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what happens when a man

what happens when a man has been walking in a forest for forty years and suddenly stumbles into a field? he blinks his eyes in the sun, he smiles, watches the swallows swooping like kites, the wind running through the … Continue reading

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the sun comes out

the sun comes out in the morning it warms the ground and you rise from your bed held up by invisible strings a meandering body in love with invisible things

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