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  • Written by Joshua Hennen
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Narrow and Cramped is the Road

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Here I go
winding my way
down the path.

I enter the chasm of the two cliffs:
     my stony selves.
The right one like a mirror; highly polished
     the left one sharp and jagged.

Staring into the mirror
     I

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Desert

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When I was young I would visit the desert.
It was dry and barren.
I live there now.

When in that desert
          I would catch scorpions.
Those freaks of the first order
          are equaled by
               those freaks that would capture them.

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Maenadic Dreams

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7/4/08

A Maenad* roams the wild reckless me
That darkening forest of hopes and dreams:
A love sacred like an ancient oak tree
Secure without bar walls pillars or beams.

Yet the savage boar-shaped demons of doubt

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Oikade

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Just to go back for a while
 to linger for a piece
 to rest me on the stump of my memory

 I'll go there older but not too late
 This time I won't be alone
 this time
 
 I'll take the missing piece
 The part that I never knew was gone
 but I knew when

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