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The Dreamer (Short Story) Joseph propped himself up against a tree by his favorite lake. He sat here often, dreaming of traveling to places he reads about, of the many wonders, and of running free.
The day was particularly windy, making his cherry red hair flow freely, wildly. Joseph wanted to be like his hair; running freely and wildly. Instead, the only things he could afford were the clothes on his back. Past that, he had to make due with what nature offered him. He sat there leaning against the tree, listening to the leaves rustle in the wind, brushing each other so softly. Joseph's large green eyes followed the curves of the sparkly river's edge.
He suddenly heard an annoyingly loud roar. Curious to what he was hearing, Joseph anxiously looked around to find the source. Then he saw it. It was an engine's roar, louder than a lion. A plane! He gawked at it's intensely waxy-white body, and wishfully wondered about how it must be to ride in one.
Sitting in a blue leather chair, Joseph positioned hi
EasterRemember what you love,
you with sand in your teeth
and the feral burn of hunger
in your eyes.
God sends his regrets.
He made you grasping and slow,
in a late hour
when the wine washed low.
Remember what you love.
Fall to your knees in the toss
and the swell, quell
the appetite of the cold black sea.
Beg blessings for your home
and the salt-sick trees.
Reach what lies near:
the fat-faced child, the sweet-soft lamb;
tether the tantrum, trickle the blood.
Offer psalms to what is holy,
whisper the name of what you love
as it bobs in the bleak mad sea.
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