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Rooted

An old tree’s stuck where it has grown, and I feel stuck as well though in a different way than it who reaches slowly toward the sky, from just one place to drink each solar ray. I’m stuck not in … Continue reading

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Eternity Prerequisite

Imagine if a rose knew it would die and therefore didn’t bother to unfurl because it couldn’t see a reason why to blossom from its bud-wrapped little curl if its life was a temporary show, perhaps a pitstop for a … Continue reading

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Belief Leaves

for Tim (Spuncounterguy) Beliefs unfurled from us like leaves from trees, responding to a light and warmth from high, and we were labelled by the shapes of these, the differences dividing you and I. And when cold facts have made … Continue reading

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Embracing Mystery

For years, I courted perfect Certitude, though I could never take her by the hand, nor did I ever see her in the nude, and from her private quarters I was banned. Despite the fervent hopes with which I wooed, … Continue reading

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Grateful Complaint

You shatter me as if I were thin glass, till there is nothing left of me but crumbs, uproot and toss me like a weed from grass, and strike my nerves as if they were your drums; unhinge me from … Continue reading

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Fertile Mire

Everywhere I look is full of rot, in me and in the world that’s all around; decay with which all life on Earth is fraught begins before it’s buried in the ground. And I who thought myself to be immune … Continue reading

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Embracing Zero

If sorrows have subtracted from our blisses and joyfulness deducted from our woes; if loneliness has cancelled out our kisses, and friends have compensated for our foes, then everything may add up to a zero, between life’s negatives and positives, … Continue reading

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