Archive for August, 2014


Carbon

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Incidental solar flare
seeks easement

right of way
to use my being for incarnation

I acquiesce though it’s no small matter
these photons really are

quite lovely little bullets
of light massage

I emanate
rapture on a beam

I burn till I melt
till I liquefy

how splendid indeed
to be deity

© Chagall 2014

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I experience me
like migraine

so I let go to seek relief
to still the incessant yap

floating atop
the knotted river

observing none
but the roil

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Used

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I volunteered
to instruct them to fish

Yet ended up somehow
reeling alone

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A kiss rips holes in lightning
and leaves burnt sugar behind

where we once stood

Long lived, we transcend the other
leapfrog our way to a lonely place
deep in cold space beyond the limit

jettisoned
in eternal smooth motions

© Chagall 2014

I Feel . . .

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Heartache swells from below the heart
radiant concentric  flutter

constant, lessening, or growing
intensity, makes its way up
the center of the chest, to touch the throat
lips then eyes, I cannot tell

through the mind to escape
vapor, wisps of could-have-been

loops back, mounts
again yet again

much like joy with a twist
not touching the extremities

just spirals to a void

© Chagall 2014

On The World

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The gate on the garden is locked for now
Severely deficient of oxygen
Vertical drops of meltwater cascade
A place for rebel angels to unleash
Wrath, do damage to primary organs
Commonly formed when the river is young
God, are you there? Do you hear me calling?
A strong knee on my belly choking me
The watercourse races, pulling me down
While she ponders her reflection in glass
Blood flow ceases to the brain, thankfully
Over time carved deep, we recede upstream
To a fruitless and barren place we pass

© Chagall 2014

For A Friend

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Still there atop
melted stone and metal

cooled to
odd design

lies the heart
of the spiraling galaxy

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And So Ego

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I have worked hard to eliminate
that part of my personality
which causes me to see
any aspect of the world
through rose-colored glasses

I think life will be
phenomenal from hereon

© Chagall 2014

Maybe So

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Clearly
opaque

odd
even

distant
touching

apparently
real

I’m
not

are
you?

© Chagall 2014

Prone

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To fall is to lie in mid-air
waiting for the world
to float up

© Chagall 2014

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