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wild weed song

Buddleia burns purple incense, ragwort, bindweed, put forth joy rampant.  Here in the cracked earth, rank beauty claims its scrap of world, intent incarnate in sappy stems, and bitter juices, rich nourishment! The green need to grapple, to feed on light, to scatter seed, enflowers them; let me learn from the dandelion, breaking anew through […]

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rant street crazy

daylight robbery, that’s what they done to me and daylight isn’t all they took, they steal the words right out of my mouth, the thoughts right out of my head. they keep on telling me i’ll be free only when i give up my liberty. they want to take the breath from my body, the […]

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love song

longing to find the object of this love that burns in me, restlessly i reach out, seeking what calls me; small though i am, this love is so vast, this longing so great i can hardly eat or breathe for the strength of the yearning within me. i search in the mountains and gorges, on […]