• A Lesson in Tai Chi

    A Lesson in Tai Chi We assume the stance that's called 'wu wei.'Relax. Let you attention sinkTo just below your navel. Sometimes half-three, sometimes half-fourBut mostly not till five o' clockEach day we squeeze ourselves intoA car, a bus, a railway carriage.The road is fixed, the end is  known --A wood-plaster box that we call 'Home.' But it's not like that.It's not like that at all. And now we form the cannon fist. Always running between ...

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  • Clocks 1

    If broken clocks tell the right time twice in a day,should you fix your clock or find a wayto live your lfe around these points?To synchronize and find a jointbetween time's hands and life's mailed fistsand 'winkle-in' up near the wrist.Open a vein and mine some coal.The seam runs deep from such a tiny hole.Maybe Kinky Friedman had it rightand time's only important if it's noon or midnight?Gary Cooper or Cinderella time.Time's not important if ...

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  • Another Road.....

    Another Road..... A solitary tear succumbsand tracks a slow pathover an impossible cheekbone. Defying gravity, it clings motionlessas though fearful to leave skin's securitycaught in a moment of tension in all planes. I almost kiss it away.solve it's dilemma by drinking it inbut I can't....as I know....I put it there.

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