Monthly Archives: January 2014

His Pest

There was the going sideways that I wondered about. The times when even the brightness was not enough for him. Jacob Obedia carried a pest about inside and sometimes that critter took hold. There was the two-tone twist of words … Continue reading

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Forest Serpent

I’m just the same curious as when I was five. It’s still in there, never went away, why should it? how can it? I still pick up sticks and poke at poop on the ground and when the big trees … Continue reading

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Vancouver Eyes

  Looking through Vancouver eyes I found the site of struggle. A place where bruises are not flowers and sacrament hangs in tenuous balance inside the utterance of bloodshot words. I undress the thought. A momentary intersection occurs like unopened … Continue reading

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Apothecary

I am an apothecary set of pull-out drawers. And in those drawers are little boxes. Little boxes of delicious food and comforting words. I am snippets of insight and pitch-perfect singing the blues. I am made of trays they pull … Continue reading

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Into Eddies

Somewhere in the middle between me and Jacob Obedia lives a world of knowing the unknown. And right through that middle are churning waters, slipping and dashing their wet and bountiful way through unexpected canyons and clear on down to … Continue reading

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Cat

Morning shadows of blue stretch through and cast themselves down onto crystal powder the kind that’s ready to be marked like a stack of term papers or virgin skin looking for ink. Dry crunch and wafts of silk sifted and … Continue reading

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Squares of Pear

He stood facing me at the hearth fire. There was a clear glass pitcher ¬†stuffed with square cubes of pear. I handed it to him. Remember, whatever they tell you, know that the opposite is true. Your acts of discernment … Continue reading

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