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thirdeyris

I could tell you about my latest artistic accomplishment,
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but my art supplies have been packed away for nearly a year.
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If I wanted to whisper secrets in your ear and make you laugh,
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I would admit I haven't heard any news, haven't eavesdropped in a while.
 4
 
 
I could tell you about the fascinating thing at work today,
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but I still have my mind on other things.
 6
The mother calls to me time and time again
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and I forget there are things she has not made.
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I forget there are things not of nature.
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I get lost under trees and in wildflowers floating
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on the side of every road,
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gazing at landscapes in every yard.
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I lose my hands in dirt knowing my body
 13
will be submerged much deeper one day.
 14
 
 
I have no name when dogwoods bloom
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when my arms are full of poppies and lavendar clippings;
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my hair becoming a nest of sweet daphne
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and gladiolas and feverfew.
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I have nothing to say to you
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when I am so entranced.
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I have no news for you.
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7 May 06

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