Who is the man who buys himself The Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle Fire truck red And keeps it spotless against the desert winter On his way back to New Mexico from snow-white Flagstaff, Arizona? And who is his God?
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Remember that you take it with you All of it Even the fuzzy and forgotten parts It’s all there in the way you breathe now In the questions you never would have thought to ask In the new sense by which you navigate the world outside And the world within The legacy of every moment […]
A bird banks against the wind Of an oncoming storm The tops of its wings so white against Charcoal clouds That my camera finds no data there A blank spot in the storm A soaring hole thru the darkness To let the light back in
Follow the invisible paths Walk upon the high places The sides of mountains The edges of planters along the road And when the trail gets too narrow to walk Keep your knees bent And your feet light And your eyes on what calls you And dance along its dangers
You wear your beauty like a crown You wear your crown like it’s a sword You wield your sword like it’s a shield You hold your shield like you’re afraid Afraid the world is after you Or even worse, it’s not
“Then I considered all that my hands had done and the toil I had spent in doing it, and again, all was vanity and a chasing after the wind…” -Solomon, King of Israel I gave chase and chase I followed it through the shedding trees of a brick campus Into the dark closeness of Friday’s […]