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Speak to Be Alive

  Life is made from a chosen stone the same way Michelangelo’s creations were made from chosen stones. We select our endeavors and then we begin to chisel away. At different points our process stares back incomplete, forming in amniotic experience, growing by push and pull and choice and belief. When in full expression, our […]

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Zen Man

I didn’t see him sitting there and neither did the dog. Usually, he’s unmistakable with his schizophrenic swagger, his hair emptied in a crop circle among a field of gray follicles.  How we both missed him, how the dog failed to smell him, my amazement in how I didn’t smell him. Listen,  being homeless and […]

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Giver of Shine

  Friend, never rollover.  With your expanded lungs  and your racing heart there you hang,  swinging there  from ropes as an explorer,  leaping from earth into night sky; here you look back, induce a feeling of awe and we watch you, we watch you exhale stars, suns  popping up like acne  on our children’s adolescent […]

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Broken Window