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#NPM22 -The Intimacy of What is Pushing Me Forward

The Intimacy of What Is Pushing Me Forward looking back – the twist in the neck –the click in the spine–my shadows sticking out their tongues –stringy fears with a fear of scissors spl---itsecond shift faceuntwistface forward – pain in my palm, red wetnessscissorsshhh_a_r_p *Prompt from the League of Canadian Poets - Write about what… Continue reading #NPM22 -The Intimacy of What is Pushing Me Forward

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#NPM22 The Intimacy of Questions Only & First Impressions & Fish & Fiction!

The Intimacy of Questions Only Will you exercise today?When? What will you do?Are you gonna eat bread today?Do you want almond butter with the apple?Where is the knife?Do you want another cup of coffee?When will you go to bed?Did you finish editing?Did you do the dishes?Did you pay your taxes?Did you walk the dog?Where is… Continue reading #NPM22 The Intimacy of Questions Only & First Impressions & Fish & Fiction!

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#NPM22 – The Intimacy of My First Live Poetry Reading In Two Years & The Intimacy of Picnics

The Intimacy of My First Live Poetry Reading in Two Years electric yowzawild heart bangingthroat drummingthe words the words parading off the pageinto the air – marchingon shoulders, dancing oncheeks, the eyes hotwith emotionthe words the words rooting out of my bodyanchoring me homein that room, making roomfor language to zingthe words the words purpose… Continue reading #NPM22 – The Intimacy of My First Live Poetry Reading In Two Years & The Intimacy of Picnics

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#NPM22 The Intimacy of Earth

The Intimacy of Earth resides in every heart beatin every rhythm, in the pitch ofdarks, in the painof light shocking a pupil in flower’s humble arch, inthe brutal unknowingof how & why, in thelanguage of time createdto grieve these mysteriesthis planet holds likelaughter in church – spinning & spinningits dervish delightsgoosebumping our skinsinto stardust, infiniteenergy… Continue reading #NPM22 The Intimacy of Earth