Tag Archives: Niagara

WHY DON’T YOU WANT TO KNOW?

Not knowing is a barreltumbling over Niagara:darkness withindanger without. Knowing is the full moonat midnightsplashing lightin the darkest corners. Wanting to knowis taking responsibilityfor the goodand the bad. Not wanting to knowis a skeleton in the cupboardand a bloody knifeunder … Continue reading

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BLONDIN

Every man is Blondin.Every lifetime a rope,finer than a spider’s thread,sharper than a sword,stretched between birth and death(breath and breath)across Niagara. .

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YES

Meanwhile I have been: cutting back brambleswhere they clutch at the passing skin; watching a golden sunfailing to find a cloud to hide within; seeing your faceforgetting to be tiredand shining out across the decadesthen hesitating,(a tight-rope walker above Niagara); … Continue reading

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