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Light From The California Notebooks 02

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approaching the day
with dancing
thoughts

to linger in god’s
presence
light

that stays with me
at night
and in my slumber

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This poem is part of the newly published collection California Notebooks 02

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Up In Smoke, April 2013

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between salted

scarce trickles of tears

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darkened by heavy clouds

of comparison with others

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the weight of lead

the toxicity of the same

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I lose my way on the starred

map in the silvery night

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my trip on earth slowed down

heavy luggage of spoiled health

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may be a curse may be hummus

at times all I can do is smell it

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or be bent under others’ gazes

my hands rest secure and my eyes

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see ahead they are hope filled

certain of what has to come

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I shall keep not my identification

with conditional or temporal

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will have to break that mirror

obscuring the eternal light

my eyes need not to be on

watches, calendars or bills

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numbers fog up my path

most people do too

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are my thoughts aimed

at precise definitions

I need to remove

not my life

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this I conclude

while closing

my eyes

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