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I'm sorry I missed you today
OCTOGENARIAN

I was wrapped around my skin
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exhausted, inbetween spheres
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was it you beyond the giant green leaf
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peeking at me
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in a strand of sun
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with eyes raised tall and growing up to spring's yellow exhale
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ships passed on the seas of my mind
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slow and gently rising
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a child giggled over them
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forgive me I was caught wondering
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how much of me was still him
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I stayed awhile with his toy sails
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trying to get their glare to stay on my skin
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I'm taking you with me
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when I go back to his waves and cherry smile
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he laughs loudest in the reflection of your sunglasses
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23 Mar 11


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you're getting better at this if not bitter
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ha! i've been reading your stuff. nice one. the voice i more daring? lovely.
 — unknown

and there's a bending down as the boom
swings round and
upon her back
she's carrying the sails white sails
sand pales .  .  . and this is the way we would make . ..  dragon . . . all year round.
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