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Field of Cherries

A field of cherries, Red, round and sweet, Mounds of loamy earth, Fragrant with juice and twigs, Something sugary and buried. Laying on the dirt, Sunlight washing over us, The thorny bushes nearby, Cherry pits and bird bones, Under our … Continue reading

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What Fits There?

And you ask, My bleating bird, My unwashed sparrow – What fits there? Your hand, A stone, A promise, A cold steel ball, Words on paper. I want it all, Anything and everything, I feel the shape and volume of … Continue reading

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Making Curry

There is steam in the kitchen, You stir the curry, Spices and onion frying in oil, Your wooden spoon slicing through the coconut milk, Dipping in and sideways making small waves, Your hand bent slightly at the wrist, Your index … Continue reading

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Tea on a Rainy Day

And we sit, Books and cookies, Black tea with mango, Spring rain washing the smog away, Cars wet noise and horns. The heat is off, Ducts blocked by furniture, And my stinginess with electricity. You turn the page, And I … Continue reading

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Waking

I like it. Waking to the creak of my bedroom window opening, A soft slide and your boot lands next to my hip, Birds sing early summer, The heat not yet rising, Not yet rising, but close. Your up-all-night hands, … Continue reading

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