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End Another Day

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Sept 15, 2018 JP   End Another Day   Now it is almost time to start another day Which means it must be getting                 Close to when I’ll fall asleep Some sleeps and mornings arrive in a blink                 Other sleeps are fitful                                 And it takes forever to get to the new day Sometimes it’s because I am worried about something And I have to tell myself what a waste of time that is Worrying about something in the darkness                 When even the light won’t come if you beg it to Sometimes it takes forever because                 My heart keeps missing a beat                                 Because missed beats wake me                                                 And I have to gasp to catch                                                                 A bit of oxygen Other times it’s because I drank too much alcohol, even a little And I always find there is nothing to be gained for sleep from al

Funny Thing About Independence

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Funny Thing About Independence 17 feb 1988 jp melville

Constellation

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Constellation 5 June 2020 jp Focus is an art…   (says he who is notoriously not…)   How not to be distracted by constellations so everywhere above and at our feet…. Wherein we are ourselves a constellation.

After Long Days of Travel

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After Long Days of Travel 5 June 2020 jp After long days of travel A night passes And I open my eyes in this strange abode Rain… Distant thunder… Dog sighs… Drops pattering on roof… Glass distorted wetness… Wind rustles leaves… Contented aloneness In my mind’s emptiness Awaking with dawn From sleeping on the floor Of a wooden shed Dog sighs again Rain patters some more… My skin cool with solitude Caressing my weariness away.

I Whisper In your Ear

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  I Whisper in Your Ear 5 June 2020 jp I whisper in your ear… “Away with confusion, haunting, loss…” For I am here with you, Listening to the rain… the wind… The silence   between their voices…   Knowing they will tell you so.