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A River Pouring from California Notebooks

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a river pouring
you are not rushing

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to me poetry flows
out is hard to contain

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I’ve no hands for that use
I’ve new eyes to embrace

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strong legs clasped around
it’s an odd place wonderful

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to be tell me what is
new today with you

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Dreaming

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was dreaming of

sunny awakenings

sweet cuddling and

words few – tight together

was getting out to say

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good morning – gratitude

will not fail me

a smile in spite

of everything

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I will hold

happiness

between

my hands

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I Notice

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I notice the silence

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not anymore the chirping
or the chatter of the wind

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I notice the hummingbird
trying stillness by furious

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flapping I stop engaging
myself I let go of my eyes

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frantic grasping of letters
on a page putting the book

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down where it was letting
my head as beheaded

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falling too

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Poem from the bilingual book California Notebook available for you also online.

The Revelation Of Presence

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I quiver as the sun
comes back out
from behind the trees

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I remember being
fifteen drenched in
too many questions

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boiling over in the
heat of the sunshine
evaporating upward

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leaving

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room for silence
to fill each single
gap each crevice

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The Sea From Afar

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what I miss
is the time moving
slowly creating a still
silence inside

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watching the clouds
surf slowly and the grass
grow tall when the rain
is done

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walking uphill
seeing the sea from
afar holding its smell
on my skin

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my time immersed
in beauty my time
my days my habits
I hold nothing

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This poem is from the collection California Notebooks 01 available on Amazon if you are interested in purchasing your own copy for your own library shelves.