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Doe

Blooming high beams undress the darkness of highway 55 Then disblanket the posture of a mature doe Who is as still as if breath were unnecessary At these speeds friction screams For the death of bugs sucked into the vortex of suction/ This is the deep nothingness of lower Mississippi At an hour considered both … Continue reading

Natural Light

I squint in defiance Shielding my precious sight The laughter of indirect pain           Speaks to me In the voice of a small oceanic sunflower Blooming into the brightness that is death           A widening tunnel of visible heat Ducks duck beneath to cool their black beaks Seagulls squeak – an obnoxious belch Solitude resides here; hidden … Continue reading