Robert Ronnow

Robert Ronnow Poems

201. The Canopy And Economy 2/28/2015
202. Black-Capped Chickadees 12/31/2014
203. Stay Together. Learn The Flowers. Go Light. 12/31/2014
204. While Sleeping 11/18/2015
205. Just Us 2/4/2015
206. Rereading 3/29/2015
207. To Have Loved Mary 3/8/2015
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To Have Loved Mary

Today is Sunday and I'm going to the ocean
or maybe not. Definitely not doing the laundry
or maybe I will. Moss and even a small tree
grow in the rotten stubs of the pier pilings.
The city is Seattle and it has a macho airport.

Give me the comfort of a moose knowing its
water supply. The mosquito's acceptance of its position
among a million mosquitoes. The pool of stagnant
water that remains one with the mothering ocean.
I drift on the air, less than a seed, a bacteria.

Or I am human, big dick, big brain containing
universal philosophic affidavit. ...

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i like to dress for an imaginary girl
(we will meet each other soon) by putting on
a silk tie with subtle Chinese birds
sewn in.
she may be picturing me in her mirror
as she applies exactly the necessary line
of mascara to lengthen her lashes and darken
her eyes.
whatever begins as a mystery ends as a

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