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Soul Castles

For Marion Shore A castle made of sand could not be kept from being flattened by indifferent tides, and when you thought of its demise you wept, for nothing, in the end, it seems, abides. The platitudes that half-consoled your … Continue reading

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Purpose Vision

for Jennifer B. Your sight was twenty-twenty, but at forty an ailment of your eyes caused it to shrink, so its perfection till that time would shortly, and shockingly, to almost nothing sink. And you felt that your life had … Continue reading

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Pianist Epiphany

Dissolution As I was playing piano, suddenly, I felt myself dissolve into the song, so it seemed there was nothing left of me but music, and the feeling was so strong I understood why pianists often wear impassioned faces as … Continue reading

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Precipice

On edge, we live our lives as on a cliff, aware our time will come to fall or leap, a time when supple bodies will turn stiff, and we may go to everlasting sleep. And differing advisors say we must … Continue reading

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Chromosomal Bibles

The chromosomal language for the book that told a cell how to assemble you, as if a chef with a recipe to cook, has billions of words, so it knew what to do, and as you formed, each cell received … Continue reading

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Wombs

The time that I was in my mother’s womb has long since washed away from memory, but I was woven there as on a loom till when it had become too small for me. Now I am living in a … Continue reading

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Field Self

When ego trips take me away from You, I see myself as blade in field of grass, so blinding self-importance fades from view, along with arrogance and pride that’s crass. For, as a blade, I’m part of something larger than … Continue reading

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