Tag Archives: Mori Glaser

Circling Infernos

Meet me if you can in the silence between variegated walls of earth whose surfaces crumble and contaminate I won’t inhale Here are dry thorns uprooted like gold teeth their seeds germinate – branch – blossom as spent bodies mulch … Continue reading

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Landscaping

Through an emptied afternoon I prune wearied undergrowth rasping stems break against earth Last year a neighbor felled a tree whose leaves sheltered my mornings a sudden spotlight shone in my kitchen when the trunk creaked down days that followed … Continue reading

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Pentimento

I sink feet rubbed almost to blisters still blotched red into saltwater that glinted ahead for several downhill miles shrug off a backpack that holds too much its fabric imprinted with rocks gathered for a distant garden my dented shoulders … Continue reading

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Lost in the Wrong Bone

I weigh pebbles in my hand to find if my heart has calcified smooth white stone bounces two three four flint flashes blue then a slice of slate worn smooth might have been an arrowhead once waves don’t bring them … Continue reading

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Settling

My suitcase has grown roots over decades become part of the furniture that lines up every month in a practice drill. My house balances on wheels I added when I came here I keep the tires pumped its rooms form … Continue reading

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