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February 11, 2013


Yes. And whispers now to and off the (I just want to look into your) screen.

i see the horizon creeping
in the book love
the page glow
the tales
that listened
all the way home
whispered at night
into the heart
of my ears

I dream flow of dreams pulsing in my blood
and sail surging flood of memories safe
in raft of words woven from broken twigs
that fell from Tree of Life just before dawn,
searching forests of wordless shadows lost
inside sky of your eyes till I find you
dancing and singing to yourself alone.

Good Heavens, Sarah, when you vent to us,
it's clear you've been Heaven-sent to us;
we're no longer a drown'd, limp us,
but rise up to Mt. Olympus,
from which you've flown, on wings of grace,
to intoxicate and face
the loneliness among us
that is like a fungus.
You are become a Muse,
whilst I live but to a-muse--
another word for 'hoser' in my sorrow!
I can't wait to see what you write tomorrow!

Thanks for giving us the privilege of hearing your voice through your poems. I also am intrigued to hear about the books you read as a child and your own personally developing vocabulary. "Horizone" - exactly right!
We are listening

A beautiful and insightful post. A must read for anyone who loves artful language.

I just read instructions elsewhere that I should leave email with my response. I wrote the verse above in response to your post. It was inspirational!

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
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