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The Chesapeake Bay and the Milky Way

The Chesapeake Bay, an arm of the ocean, A highway encircling the earth, Where a man with a skiff may sail to far lands, Then return to the place of his birth. Overhead glows the Milky Way, Like grains of … Continue reading

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Motorbike Nights

It’s a perfect night. Air is aligned on wind Wind aligned on trees & a motorbike coasting on pure windy oxygen. Lights-hazy-blurred-Hopeful. Motorbike ride-nothing but a feeling- Unbridled. Calm. Bumpy. -Hold tight- Rooted on seat- Seat rooted on life. Hold … Continue reading

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Adventures with Annie

With a sparkle in her eye, we’re off! To unforeseen Majesties of Nature. Clouds taunt eachother–Cloud Turtles eating Cloud Sharks as The river accents Cloudy Characters above. Off we are! To backyard oasis– Here we are under sprawling fig trees … Continue reading

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August

“When my eyes are weeds, And my lips are petals, spinning Down the wind that has beginning Where the crumpled beeches start In a fringe of salty reeds; When my arms are elder-bushes, And the rangy lilac pushes Upward, upward … Continue reading

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Hippies

A debate about hippies: whether they meditate or not & if in fact all hippies are dirty. Daycare Provider, Advisor, Buddhist, &Life Insurance Salesman [with Tom Selleck mustache] pile into a car hoping to feed their bellies with five dollar … Continue reading

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Once upon an artist’s eye:

https://heidaway.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/un-tamed-tethered-tortured-imagination/ Once I was a shadow who fell 16 stories deep. & Once I was living breathing Art ’til a brush stroked me dead. — Many thanks to David Lu, for being a marvelous artist.

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Beyond laundry.

I live on the fifth floor-each flight has 14 steps-70 total. I carried my laundry bag & soap Down, behind the school’s canteen–where the mosquitoes love to play. First washer: Broken 2nd washer: Filled/not doing anything 3rd washer: Broken I … Continue reading

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Fish Balloon

A man and his son- -son wrapped around his father’s chest- Cascading through orange glow, Playfully tugging at a fish shaped balloon. The world sleeps, all but this man and his son.

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大爸爸

Where Mothers end– Fathers begin: Strong hands –the first thing I can remember. I never felt safe unless those strong hands were guiding me across the street. Later, Dad taught me, I too can have strong hands and be strong … Continue reading

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Un:: tamed.tethered.tortured. Imagination:

I see your art. I remember all the times I once saw art to better understand and create meaning from yours. But yours is a creation & a new memory is born. Your art squiggles like a 13 year old … Continue reading

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