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1.
Where The River Ends
I follow the pale, silken river
of your outstretched leg
from the river mouth, where
your painted toes glittered
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2.
I've Given Up Poetry
I've given up poetry

no more pulled faces, long
as autumn grey shadows,
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3.
Last Leaves
These last leaves between us, Mother
falling from our old family tree
your last few clinging in your winter
mine, yet coloured in my autumn days
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4.
The Long Blue Shirt
when she wears the long blue shirt
she is a lost ocean I wish to name
hypnotic fabric wave over wave
white buttons mother-of-pearl
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5.
The Weight Of Mother's Heart
Nestled there beneath her heart
listening to the waves crashing
with futility upon the curve
of her ribs, the sturdy piles
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6.
Discarded Love Letters
Silver leaves beneath the water
lay layered and unmoving
as though painted on the stream bed
discarded love letters, inkless
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7.
The Blood Stream
I have bared myself
a black wind blows
the night snow falls
falling flakes touch
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8.
Elegy For A Bait Fisherman, Fallen
We've lost the accommodating grin
Of a summer morning, the soft, derisive jeers
For we Anglers, our flies and our waders
With shoes wet with the morning dew
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9.
The People You Meet Under Bridges
Shaded from the day, with
skins withered by the hot hands
of the demons they converse with there
and their eyes more empty than
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10.
Brown Leaf Meditations
She tells me that if I smoke it
I'll forgo her kisses this night
so, I think on it o'er a dram
consider its earthy brown
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