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catch-22 commented on lorianne's blog post Photo A Day - Day 2
"Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of dreaming...but I might be prone to rush through the last few if I thought this view might be out there to see..."
7 hours ago
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post December Twelfth Photo a Day: Not Dead ~ or ~ Seen on a Walk
"What is it like, do you think, to live with an emerald head?"
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catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Photo a Day for December
"That space between the real and the surreal...I prefer it, too."
Dec 2
catch-22 commented on Rodney Roe's blog post If I Wanted to be a Poet
"  In an effort to keep the pond lush: Earth Lover The torrential rivers that are your arms rush around the tree of my body tangling roots deep into the muscled mountain ranges masquerading as your legs.  "
Dec 1
catch-22 commented on Rodney Roe's blog post If I Wanted to be a Poet
"Lovely painting and poem, Rodney. If you want to kill the ego, whirling in circles appears to be one way to do it. If you can't beat it, confuse it. Here's to sparks in the dark ~"
Dec 1
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post A Conversation About the Utility of Violence
"Just piling on here to add my voice to the chorus of folx telling you what I think you already know. You honor those who love and care for you, living and not, when you honor yourself through self care. I bet even Drew Silla would tell you to quit…"
Oct 21
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post Birds
"There was a rookery we used to pass on the way to my granny's cabin by the lake. We'd always stop and learn a thing or two about elegance. We counted 25 different nests but the dead trees in the marsh all looked the same, the nests all…"
Oct 6
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Listen
"Thanks for sharing the match, hart. Knowing how to talk the locals is not a lost art."
Sep 24
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post The Creature of Chacachacare: A Cryptozoological Mystery
"  This is quite a triptych and it seems twice as surreal via blog post as it was to live it. It is so good to know Will and Arlene keep close to their young artist, poet, adventurers. That picture of them above is some sort of Afro-Carribean…"
Sep 4
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Post Eclipse Blues
"canna lily telephone pole. Let'em grow too high and the wind has them leaning away like the minarets at the Taj Mahal. I like that the student was at the wheel, a fine moment for ujjayi breathing! May the breeze blow your blues away there in…"
Aug 22
catch-22 commented on Rita Shibr's blog post One to one point six one repeated...
"There is a breeze this early eve and greedy bees pulling pollen, bobbing in the center of each lucky bloom. And here there are fine writing folks and warm words from j.p. Hart at rita's place.  "
Jul 17
catch-22 commented on Rita Shibr's blog post One to one point six one repeated...
"kim is looking through the veil at us, laughing and saying, 'it is all meant to be, you see" this is a beauty, rita. Thanks for this."
Jul 16
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post goodbye, brother
"for nana, Eli, Jenny ~ lilies, some slow to show also, abrazos ~"
Jul 10
catch-22 commented on greenheron's blog post Rocking the Porch
"Hey now ~ rita, when I get on to the powerful computer (not this iPad) I will post a video for your Keiran...there are cardinals all over my barrio and the cis males love the uppermost branches high in the trees hat watch over us lucky mortals. That…"
Jul 3
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post Apocalypse in a Can (part 2)
"I vote for bioluminescent streaks, heron! As long as we're voting...especially since you're rockin' the braid-made waves. If you're browsing colors, keep an eye out for "Sargasso Green". Hair is one of my favorite…"
Jul 3
catch-22 commented on nanatehay's blog post Apocalypse in a Can (part 2)
"Kim always used to wish Will a star over the mast, nana ~ That's a great story about passing under the bridge and just missing the path of falling light, gotta be cool as a cucumber for that sort of activity. Where ever y'all have been and…"
Jun 22

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for j.p. hart

Posted on February 6, 2017 at 11:32am 11 Comments

Close Enough to Dance With

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 5:40pm 8 Comments

in dreams every time I hear this song you come close enough to dance with

leading me by leaving me out at the top of the twirl

where you are as far from me as our arms will allow

so that I feel most like flying every step closer I get back

to your body, my hand holding your shoulder again

eyes already looking to the sky

the sun seeping into his wine-stained horizon…





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Unsolicited Advice

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 2:30pm 90 Comments

Burn his body back to ash and bone

Wait for a perfectly windy day to throw

What's left of his teeth clicking dusty gossip

Over bean fields curving under high summer sky



The red wooden fence on his land lived an enviable life

An impartial mediator between two perfectly worn running lanes

Arabian stallion against country collie every evening

Dirt packed as hard as beating hearts

A bedroom window, its brave face

Always heard… Continue

Come Out To Play

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 8:00am 10 Comments

Superman is an insomniac

or at least a guy with an aching back

it was Clark of Kent who could sleep to dream

in his mind in the moonlight he is Atlas or Alcides

or any other ace on any other team

playing and winning with rowdy men who dig in deep

Kent works curves into corners, watches every batter weep

happily married to the mitt, he delivers love and stinging kisses

sent rent over home plate, the only thing angular between him and his…

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At 11:16pm on September 16, 2012, old new lefty said…

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