Archive for: ‘April 2012’

to say : about it

April 29, 2012 Posted by gretchen

To Say:

____________________About it.

Two fresh
sprains the day you
rested your head
in my lap,
laying on the brown blanket
in the empty park -
beneath the Brooklyn bridge.
I took my shoes off,
red toes matched red
sunglasses and your red
lips when we paused from
kissing and I thought about
how different it is
kissing when you are in love…
with the flavor of
your strawberry smoothie
on my tongue. I thought
about roses on our windowsill
and your guitar and how
neither one of us is
concerned about
what anyone
else has
to say about it.

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double engender

April 24, 2012 Posted by gretchen

double engender

i fall. frequent
exposure. to every
effect. painting patterns
you cannot trace.
form. reform. i am
supposing. that should
summon some unseen
saviors. circle. i shut
off again. far away
returning. i almost scratched
another open wound
praying for visible
scars. reciting roots
to express the source -
another promise. spit
versions to accommodate
what you say is
the last time. i swear
to repeat.

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keeping. on.

April 23, 2012 Posted by gretchen

keeping. on.

… three days later
we continued to tie
each other in acoustic ribbons
allowing my gaze, accepting
dreams. as real: as
the slowly rising silence
sunrise brings starts
to ascend – again.
we wrote
another
chapter.

 

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chandeliers and treetops

April 22, 2012 Posted by gretchen

the word started turning

As we stare, at each other’s eyes
we realize that time
is not allowed to interfere with our lives
That when we collide
we arrive…
home
(is wherever I’m with you)

- T.D.S

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they’re here and this

April 15, 2012 Posted by gretchen

The twinnies are HERE and life has been appearing in rings. Platinum and rubber, for example. 

After sucking back two consecutive winters, I finally felt springtime on my face today. A few freckles popped, I ate barbecued things and went cruising in a Camaro SS droptop. Camaros are addictive.

Words are everywhere. Lapping them up, drip by drop. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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