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Poem 129 – in every woman, a mother

in every woman, a mother a woman lovesimmaculateher womb holds lifeconceived in the gloriesof generations pastin unity with her ownextraordinary magic beyond the woundsfrom yesterday’s villainsa woman leaps – flailing gracefullyinto the open mouthof labour’s bulging face she chooses birthon the sun-lifted dawnof each fresh daybelly hard withhope or human or both a woman is… Continue reading Poem 129 – in every woman, a mother

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Poem 120 – Hang Over & GRAND THANKS!

Hang over it all hangs overthe gratefulnessa fresh layer of skinthe elation electric hair-raising constant hum marrow made of joystem cells carryinglove like oxygenthis is a differentdose of alive sugar headachetemples pulsing with the pleasureof purpose ribs like bone clotheslineswith pinned up mouthssmiling & ripecheeks landing padsfor tear stormstouching downinterior quakesperfectly shiftingmy core complete heavinessa community quiltflung… Continue reading Poem 120 – Hang Over & GRAND THANKS!

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Poem 114 – Celebrat’ry Musts & CBC Books

Celebrat'ry Musts in celebration of Earth Day, Shakespeare's birthday & Indie Bookstore Day such celebrat'ry mustsearthshakespeareindie bookst'res such int'rtwin'd charmstar seeds to treesturneth to pap'r holdinginky w'rds writ by lov'rsof life and languagedid press to pagessplay'd on shelvesbooks yond art alive and at which hour did light'racy wanesmoth'r nature spins h'r skirtsand lifts our spirits… Continue reading Poem 114 – Celebrat’ry Musts & CBC Books