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The Flight of Arrows
---from Erotica and Longing During The Plague

i was born under the sign of the broken
arrows so far from wilderness that even
the word wilderness was long
removed from the lexicon of mice living

in little row houses on little streets
in my first days and months ensnared
on earth born outside of center and even
outside and beyond the edge

so far so that stars were
blankets and the daily hum
the night’s mare dangling my hair
beneath its cantering hooves

where was the scented snow-covered
fox, the trail beyond the bend
of grasses leading to the frozen
lake-filled mirrors of the sun

i was my own accomplice
in solitude and longing
touching the wings that span
the space, the sound

of the tock tock tocking
the arching metronome of day
that became the dark swan
of the late hours

i pull back the taught and tethered
string to break the quivering of the bow
the shroud of breath unwavering just
enough to pierce the heart

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This Performance was at The Portland Waterfront Blues Festival - 2011.
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Isolation

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my old band Circa ALTA (A Long Time Ago)

"People say we got it made
Don't they know we're so afraid
Isolation

We're afraid to be alone
Everybody got to have a home
Isolation

Just a boy and a little girl
Trying to change the whole wide world
Isolation

The world is just a little town
Everybody trying to put us down
Isolation

I don't expect you, to understand
After you caused so much pain
But then again, you're not to blame
You're just a human, a victim of the insane

We're afraid of everyone
Afraid of the sun
Isolation

The sun will never disappear
But the world may not have many years
Isolation"

              

Contact Mimi here: https://www.facebook.com/mimi.german.5 




Poetry update. First, I'm loving this process. I've revised and re-ordered the poems
in the Collection more times than I can remember with the incredible help of my editor, 

Resa Alboher. My teacher, David, has the entire manuscript now and will be getting back to
me with notes and ideas on publishers to send to... 



If you'd like to read women poets for international women's day, you're in the right place. Just scroll down my page and you'll find a few hundred poems. If you'd like to view women's art, please go to Amy's site at https://www.facebook.com/stellablu. If you'd like to see fabulous jewelry, please go to Pauline Panagiotou Schneider's site at https://www.facebook.com/Paulines-Jewelry-247793261964385/Amy Rodriguez and Pauline Panagiotou Schneider are just a few of my most inspiring friends...the list is long. And the good news is that we are women for much longer than one day, so feel free to view our work any day of the year! Amy and Pauline's work is also for sale. Supporting women artists is always positive step in the direction of love.


 

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