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Rolling out of bed at 12noon Noisy beach town long since awake Cries of children let loose on the playground for lunch, A few moments I linger Giving pleasure comes easily to you I am hot and dry as the California coastline, wrapping its arms around the swollen...

Swingers

I’m in a dream Longing my 18 year old self only remembers The world outside visits my half-dreams but I never really sleep next to you. I wait for the hour when your body stirs awake Bodies pressed puzzle pieces Hearts beating swelling, yearning, arching I see things...

Saying too Much, too Soon

The surrender and the beauty comes all at once Hot gusts of air smother the Pacific. Rhythmic motion, an historical shrug. You are silent infinity. With nothing to say back. You don’t lift your hands even to catch my words They fly over and through then fall where...

Tracking

Outside of Playa del Carmen Wind bends trees to kiss the sand Thirty, forty, a hundred tiny crabs Cross the strip of highway Over half will die A hurricane stirred in a nearby continent The sea turned our legs numb A nightmare of conflicting directions. Passionate...

Relativity

Blindsided by the theory of relativity The speed of my heart relative to the observer If only it could be the speed of light the same, always. I went down the well, a cascading penny. no sound came back in echo 30 seconds in your arms lit a match that became an...
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