I took a sharp knife

I took a sharp knife
And stabbed myself in the heart
More necessary
Surgery than suicide
But I murdered half the moon

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Montreal becomes film noir

After an ice storm
Montreal becomes film noir
Femme fatale icy
Cold beautiful dangerous
To fools who try to cross her

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We know your heart burns

In this hard winter
Of heavy snows icy cold
We know your heart burns
Aflame with biting white heat
Irreplaceable losses

Our emotions sing
Bereft of a loved one’s touch
They cannot withstand
The turmoil of our bodies
We cage them in fragile words

So I offer you
These few lines of shared sorrow
Born of discordance
Deep and dissonant feelings
Unified in common song

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The Homeowner Sexuals

I see all these men
With their summer lawn mowers
Winter snow blowers
For lawns cars they cut and blow
Me? I’m more blow and cut out

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Winter thaw

Flash—winter lightning 
Noiseless on the horizon 
Crash—melting ice slides  
From the roof to the backyard 
Breaks itself and the silence 
 
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You don’t need a spine to measure time

The world simply is
xxxxxThe leaf to the caterpillar
It does not happen
xxxxxIt unfolds to an inching touch
Crawling upward along a world line
xxxxxOf fleeting feelings
Flexibly traced into existence

I’ll be your counter together
Oscillating we’ll measure time

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Depth Charge: “The objective world simply is, it does not happen. Only to the gaze of my consciousness, crawling upward along the world line of my body, does a section of the world come to life as a fleeting image in space which continuously changes in time, Herman Weyl, Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science,  Princeton University Press, p. 116 (Quoted in Dean Buonomano’s  Google Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqwJHasGT9w). 

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Sex with friends living and dead

I’d never had sex
With quite so many pale ghosts
Dead friends ex-lovers
Watching wide-eyed and silent
When you possessed me—they sighed

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Raised ice crystal swords

Raised ice crystal swords
Threatening the pre-dawn sky
Vanquished by sunrise

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Unless you are dead

Unless you are dead
Then you’re very much alive
“Ain’t no use whining,”
Said a friend who’s dead to me,
“Let’s live or get in the ground.”

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Seven sparrows on

Seven sparrows on
A cedar’s sunny side–warm
Welcome New Year’s Day

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