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the morning began with light

as the majestic morning lifts her delicate veil
and the dawn draws her sheer drapery
the anticipation on the shadowed bark faces
gleam in the shimmer of the first light

milds of green and blue and some serene and pink

the scratchy dust grist of the dandelion weed
awake the yoke immense and thicket ochre
before a group that bends and strokes it sober

an over ripen lime color spills like drunk sprites
in green shades - pick around a cadmium clover

a pond is dipped in gesso and painted
with the reflection of a hundred moons

it is a treat and a thrill beyond the cornstalkers
the river benders and night watchmen

it is the morning with light
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i once read a poem by neruda, and it touched me to a point that propoelled my interest. and then i read althuzer by vicente huidobro whereby a man parachuted from the sky and the world unfolded into his poetic epic and it took me to a different place different from my ignorant geography of poetry. but then jorge luis borges blew my mind and made poetry not only about truth but utter sublime fiction amidst an exploded horizon- boundless literature off a free falling cliff and the only thing to do was grow wings in midair and take the ride. more…

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