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and my thought is this: that i collect my bits and pieces on the blog, then shape them into something under the -maybe- everpresent watchful eye of other writers (oh, the pressure!) who will comment when they think i'm heading off wrong. i assume.

writing as performance art, hah.

and here is also the spot where i apologize for my annoying lack of capitals. i was injured, and type with one hand only; skipping the shift key to save a bit of stress on my left wrist.

this morning's bits:

you got on first,
rode awhile before i entered

watched me as i stepped
unwary through the door

fingertips and forehead
seek cold comfort from the glass

*******


tender body tucked in cupping curve of mine

sighing breaths
measure out the moments of my soul

cornsilk hair beneath my cheek

back and neck twist round
this sleep-softened mass of sweet

affection and protection weaving
gentle dreams around us both


a dream disturbed me last night. i visited a place i used to work, saw all my former co-workers looking fit and trim and exquisitly made up. one of them informed me that my husband was leaving me for her. through my tears, i told carol that i really didn't blame either of them. she was sticking address labels on wedding invitations. they had my husband's name on them. i woke up in a sweat.


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