windrag : poetry : journal

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Month: April, 2012

ritual ii

a poem before bedtime to dream in the rhythms of speech a dream before morning to wake up curious the curious waking dream that guides the footsteps the iterative, tip-of-the-tongue dream


local architects! please! consider the voice, and how it longs to blend with other voices, not projecting from a stage, but chest to chest. now build!


what are the songs of our people? (i know: happy birthday, the alphabet song, we can get behind those) the songs that remind us that we and our neighbors are one– children! help us remember!


let’s be clear: real things have happened. do we need a parable, or can we state the facts, and draw the implications? success is in the telling.

south berkeley

sirens interrupt plans for spring festivities sleep peacefully, son