Tag Archives: Country Living

Looking Through Old Pictures (DF)

There is the vascular restriction of life

as it stands

            the heartache of waving goodbye to yourself

            putting yourself on the bus

            the tail lights red and sad

                        as you pull away.

 

And letting go in this moment

            walking home from the bus stop

   into your home, where everything is

   strange again, as you feared it would be

the last time you did this.

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Parrot Calm During Interrogation.

This place, a living palace of comforts and solitudes,

Which yet describes for me an arc,

somewhere beginning, nowhere ending,

which I suppose is my story to follow.

 

As yours is of the fine lines, antique modes, steam,

The geological disaster. And his is

 

Of the curved city, the expression of pleasant surprise,

The wheel, locomotion.

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