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Swinger

Piers, at play, in the swingland of shadows and thinned veils. Advertisements

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What Dreams May Come

Piers, cloud-crowned, reflectively slotted in her shadowlife. Nocturne on the horizon.    

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Pour

It is the shadow that carries small tsunamis to pour, as needed.   (Artwork by Pejac)

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Keen

Her secret refuge, at childhood’s keen edge, flirting with grace on the rim.

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Turn

Nowhere else to turn, restless child seeking lighted way, shadows hold court, monopolizing space and time.   (Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson)

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Wonder

She wonders, nightly, nothing specific, just stray thoughts leaking old dreams.   (Photo by Brassai)

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Choose Your Own Suspense

Whether I had been waiting for him, or he for me, I could no longer remember. Or maybe he was a she, and I was a you, gender and pronouns being so malleable and always in flux. Whoever, or whatever … Continue reading

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Distance

Fringing the stark shadow of a lucid twig, two fallen leaves court from the distance of metaphor.

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Enclosure

Sometimes, it is just a marginal thatch of shadow slivering a cheek, or the rounded vowel of dimple puckering brazenly a bare knee, or the laser surgery performed on my small, fearful history, by a stray, smoldering gaze, it could … Continue reading

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Arc

A siren’s coin of slivered light beading the tunnel’s darkened maw; a long night’s journey into day fulfills the promise of a fabled arc.    

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