continental divide

“I knew the tension in me between love and power, between pain and rage, and the curious, the grinding way I remained extended between these poles – perpetually attempting to choose the better rather than the worse.” — James Baldwin

May 23, 2017 (9:09am New Mexico)
I read all the names of the rivers and creeks
roadside memorials permanent mile markers
horizon x distance = distortion

horizontally speaking it was a longing
pressure folding into seductive resistance
when you knew you were in trouble, what did you do next?

these days and for some time since
I move with spiritual abandonment
neglect now atmospheric radiance

habitual as landscapes
my divided thoughts are pulled to you

One thought on “continental divide

  1. Your New poem –

    A heart tug of a sensual nature – that is ‘horizontally’ longing between worlds/words and new desires.

    You are traveling … come.

    Sent from my iPhone

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