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Poem for my GrandfatherHe was what he always was, just a kid from Pueblo
Who sold cabbages and corn, mowed grass and transplanted bushes
Chopped down weeds and watered flowers.
It took him 90 years to lay his foundations
To find the perfect bricks, find his perfect acre and level the land.
He placed each brick cautiously and firmly,
Simplified his elaborate plans content with a single room,
Securely roofed, that was warm, friendly and his.
Yes, he had his house, smaller then imagined
Where he could hide and emerge, laugh and reflect,
And light soft candles as beautiful as any cathedrals.
There was music and books, food and warmth, light and love
Friends who would grin at his jokes and looked at him
With love and respect.
And it never mattered to him that it took 90 years to lay his foundations...
Her CatalystAs she walks through the maelstrom, the words trace upon the tips of her fingers and press into the stone. Every brick, every crack in the concrete, every crossed and angular stroke in reds and blacks and oranges. The drips of the gasoline pool around the base of her boots, slosh as she steps over the burst pipes and the rubble.
So much rubble. So little outcry. The silence of the city grates on her eardrums and the mantras she'd been forced to memorize. The Seers demanded they observe thirteen years of recitation before they attempt to weave their first World together.
But who other than the Seers can claim the incantations that knot the skeins they twist and pull on like reins hold fast? When have any of the Sisters recorded the visions they traced upon space-time and recited them, left them open for critique and discussion and debate?
Which is why she walks through the chalky soot of the smashed city around her. This all
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