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CALCULATIONS

Space you measure in feet and inchesand shoes by where your big toe pinches;seasons by cherry, rose and snow,when may comes and swallows go:empires by rise and fall of kings;weather by rain and drought and flood; dead trees by whether … Continue reading

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LISTEN

What is that sound?Like the trailing of a fanthrough a silent anteroom? It is the murmur of airruffling leaves. It is the herald of the whirlwindwhich will strip those leaves from their treesand wrench the trees from the hillsideand blast … Continue reading

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THE FOUNTAIN

The fountain reaches upwards into space and, finding nothing to sustain it there, falls back into its proper place. And in this endless rise and fall, we see the start and finish of us all. Time flies through summer and … Continue reading

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EVERYDAY LIFE (DYING NORMALLY)

Going out there is no other
coming back there is no trace.
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THE FOUNTAIN

The Fountain The fountainreaches upwards into spaceand, finding nothingto sustain it there,falls back into its proper place. And in this endlessrise and fall,we see the start and finishof us all. Time fliesthrough summer and through wintry skies;measures elephants and butterflies,marks … Continue reading

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LISTENERS

Listeners Where there are listenersthere is no silence. Either the soundof the listeners’ mindsreboundfrom the boundlessness of space,or the universe itself poundsout a multivociferous chatter;the sound of reaching out,selectingrejectingand pain;coming togetherand falling apart again. Every plant, every stone, every sunhas … Continue reading

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THE SUDDENLY SEPARATE SPIDER SENTRY

THE SUDDENLY SEPARATE SPIDER SENTRY STILLNESS isthe space between movementsthe crack in the universethe gloved handwith the artto pull aparttwo thin life stitchesand let a stab of nothing in.An eyewith sky behindfor mind,a face blind,a sunflower petal fallingstamen to earth;or … Continue reading

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