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grief and celebration

share the same bed—

one keeps stealing the blanket

the other

keeps knitting a beautiful new one

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I imagined pearling a silk shawl of prayers generous enough to cover the whole cold world, the color of the moon.

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One Best Intention

 

 

 

I knit words into a shawl

to wrap around your shiver

then wish I’d brought a real blanket, warm

 

 

 

 

 

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no matter how open
the heart, the eyes can only
follow one snowflake

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tonight a whole hat
is stitched out of the promise
just two more minutes

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all these flowers
I’ve learned by proper name
let’s relearn by scent

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those wild geese
edging the clouds, my thoughts fly
beyond their wings

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just one more row
I think, and knit one more and think
just one more row

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the night pressed
its darkness into me, what
could I do but open

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these ears
go on a long walk looking
for bird song

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while no one’s watching
I trade all my molecules
with the night

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did someone sow
all those stars, or did someone
trip and spill the bag

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walking at two below
both questions and answers
come out as clouds

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learning to knit

I imagine
we are made
of the same cloth

one thread
many knots

&
what
shape
will we take?

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