Monthly Archives: October 2007

laughing

What was it? some mistake, a silly word some context out of joint —wild animal in my shorts— it starts the laugh the tumbling down the slippery slope into the gasp for breath a pause, respite tears down the cheeks … Continue reading

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blue tuesday

rain slides down the window in rough sheets the garden drips and broods unseen alone as if the birds were gone they sing unheard the very walls hang portraits of gray stone slow water dripping softly in the sink gives … Continue reading

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pilling

Gird your loins, lads: it’s time to pill the cat. The October afternoon cooled and darkened horses stirred restlessly in the paddock worried about a storm moving over the bleak hills Charlie, take three of the lads and come in … Continue reading

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