Jasmine Tea

Flowing at the speed of thought Coursing through each nerve at once Tendons the axles Bones the girders And cells the siphons That drink in impulse Every instinct wavering Between the worlds of wish and action Inner sanctums of the temple Fill with meditation and thought Monks tend to vases of incense And steep teaContinue reading “Jasmine Tea”

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Chill Corner

By the third staircase Hidden behind hallways There’s a couple of seats And massive windows So that when you sit You can sun or sip Your coffea While you study It’s a place for those Who seek respite and need Chemicals of all kinds To feel calm High energy calamity Keeping focus and Letting floatContinue reading “Chill Corner”

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Liquid Remedy

Heaping spoonfuls For coffee or tea Heals the head When it’s too rested Warmth of a mug Against wintry hands Comforts when The brew is done After the tea steeps And coffee brews All that’s left Are additives Sugar and honey Creamer and milk Whatever medicine Can be added Chefs of good vibes Makers ofContinue reading “Liquid Remedy”

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Radcliffe Tea House

A lounge to sit with Old couches and Red paint peeling like a Being ebbing feeling Losing the mysteries Its history kept secret When you pour Into porcelain Liquid medicine Cut tea That breaks the rim Of fine china where Your lips meet And invoke the dream Following the Vale of Tears To the infernalContinue reading “Radcliffe Tea House”

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Given Identity – Journal 9/6/17

I’m gearing up and putting together a manuscript for the Copper Canyon Press, due before Halloween! It’s a first ISBN-published book contest with a $3,000 prize and royalties. All poetry! Submissions are by way of manuscript. Which, to me, is good news. Publishing is something I’m good at, but only having to worry about contentContinue reading “Given Identity – Journal 9/6/17”

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A Moment To Myself – Journal 8/27/17

Housesitting is happening again, but man that is the least of what’s been going on since the last journal. This is why I’m happy I have this thing. People might like to hear about this! First thing’s first, I fixed up my car again. Thankfully my passenger was already gone by the time it overheatedContinue reading “A Moment To Myself – Journal 8/27/17”

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Hard Tea

Liquor Amber Gin Give me Whiskey and Tequila Sweet rum Distilled vodka Triple sec And citrus mixer Sweet tea of spirits Don’t trust myself to walk But I feel it A loosey goosey Hypotenusey Support distilled away Every sip so strong Lingers so long Prohibish Diabolical Sun brewed Cold Chilled Premixed Sweet and burning LikeContinue reading “Hard Tea”

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