The sound of a train’s horn somewhere in the valley at night
Creamy thighs flashing under a summer dress, cool and molten at the same time
The smell of coffee when the sun is just over the mountain
A robin hatched by the kitchen door, back in the yard, hunting, says ‘hello’
The look of an old door, the view out a window, an old house that shelters me
Fireflies in June that send me back to a more innocent time
Old places, ancient sorrows, hot winds across a desert far away
The way a tree moves under the hand of an invisible thing
The way the sun sometimes comes up like thunder,
The cacophony of voices– lonely, lusting, lost– thinking they’re the only ones
A dream, impossible, conjures up a past life, of running in the jungle to simplicity
Good times, lifelong loves, the joy of hearts connecting,
Seeing the ordinary for the first time, realizing it is extraordinary…..
Breadcrumbs cast out on a moving stream, shining for a moment, floating on…
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