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basil limp
a fan stirs

across the ribbon current
a highway crouchs

I can taste the cherise
a kiss lent

beneath descendants
across strata

a patina horse
nudges in joshua tree

limitless desire

Last few words: 
For "p"
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how spooky is this?
it's stinking hot here...i've just come in
from the decking after ferrying all my plants
into poor old basil plant is limp
from the heat
back inside, i turn on the ceiling fan...

then, i turn on the pooter to visit neo, and the first
thing i read is your poem...
"basil limp
a fan stirs" !
(are you hiding in my house somewhere?)

i absolutely love this...and i'm not even too
sure why! it just speaks to me

beneath descendants
across strata...these lines stand out to me
time and distance
happenstance, or fate?
not important

there's something very pulling about
this write
it's layered

i feel it is what it is, yet scratch its surface,
and a number of scenarios come tumbling out
i get something different from it each time
i read it

you are so good with words...truly

you never "tell" always "show"...
and the reader often sees more than they imagined they would

LOVE you and this


Happens with people who have a limitless affinity
of exchange

I say the weather it is a season of
wealthy and despair at times

like moods it swells and ebbs
and is moving as eucalyptus ghosts

and P the poem is dedicated to you..

Spooky...I like that....

thank you..........

author comment

the short sentences made me search for meaning which made me attend the poem and drew me in
my only crits, I'd like to see the 2 line stanzas maintained to the end and I don't like 'limitless', too abstract, like eternal or infinite, nothing for the mind to grab onto compared to the rest of the poem which takes you from one image to the next.

"limitless" ode to a DOORS song...I included that lyric word...
was listening to this song when I wrote the poem....
Thank You!

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