Dan Ramirez Poems

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1.
The Liquid Owl

It was such a little thing
As I held it. Between
My fingers. It felt like
Well…what it was
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2.
Swimmer

I face the wind;
Currents of time that score my brow
With textured text;
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3.
Drummer (For Lance)

Like the air that orchestrates chimes
Or rides on the waves of a cymbal
Beneath its surface; there is rhythm
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4.
A Period Of Time...At Sea

I lay the glass down
And rest my eyes upon its ring
Of condensation
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5.
Dance With Me

You approach me
Trading light
For light
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6.
Hammered Fate

The anvil’s smith
Dreams of clouds
As he hammers steel
Into iron bars.
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7.
Ink (For Theresa Marie)

As I crease each page with the pressure of my point,
Cutting into the flow of each character,
I strive to lay lines to the surface of meaning.
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8.
Let Me Tell You Something...

There’s a smell
To
Clean…
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9.
Streetcar

A current of lines with wheels honed
A city’s gondola on cobblestone
A melody sung in the wake of rain
A song in motion with no refrain
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