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the morning began with rain

the morning began with rain
and my usual disposition
woke as vague as the day

these morose clouds and
invisible suns

grey flowers of ash
and sooted plants

curtains to my sobriety

still insipid as disposed
my yawn and zeal

it is now close to may
and april has seen its
little sun and much rain
how they fall like
petals frail
forgotten like the
hidden moon
which watch by day
it shades like blue
and by night
lumed by none
and muted days
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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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