Beard of Uncertain Returns
Now you're talking. That I can deal with.
Uncertain returns that are certain at least to be returns, if uncertain.
He held the egg upside-down in the air. He held the egg in its hair.
She was very amusing really, and I did not
mean to be mean to her, and eventually I wasn't. M says I might want to
be more direct, and I am learning to define myself by learning.
The Vase of Beard
Ah, Jean, you are never going too far. We
love your candid camera; we adore your Dubuffet buffet!
The Sea of Beard
I always loved that song: "The Sea of
Heartbreak...memories of...your caress...so divine...how I wish...you
were mine...again my dear...we're on a sea of fear...the sea of
The Lawn of Beard
We are mowing it over and over, and we
surely will mow it again. If I could just keep this in mind. If I could
just not see the lawn as static.
Skin so delighted with sun, skin so cool to
the touch, skin like the skin of a kitten just under its arm, and it's so
Shining in the sun is one thing and causing
a traffic jam is another. I suggest you hide your pearls before swine.
Yes, this is common too, and it's best to
just accept it. And if you make one joke you are valuable, but if you
make too many you're a problem. Like a morning glory, or anything.
The Turbulent Water
One morning we woke up and it just was
there, churning in the grey light, and the herons had taken shelter and
the swans schooled along. The swans must be heavy and the herons light,
or else why (but I know we are just not to know), would one bird hide and
Stiff-Necked and Uptight
It's all right to be that way, but not
often. If you do it often you get the effect of anger hours, and
people cannot love you. It is nice to think people can love you in the
anger hours, but the truth is they can't, at least not forever.
The Sea of Skin
If sometimes people are tanning by the
topiary, it becomes interesting. Some of the people nude are interesting,
some not. Some beautiful, some not. One woman who was not interesting
said "Everyone looks like me," but she was nude and wrong and it was not
This can be very cocoa. Walnut sometimes,
sometimes hazel. What I loved about everything you did when you danced
was that you'd hold me like a toothbrush but not exactly. Actually do not
think the dance is brown.
The Man of No Substance
Well clearly you simply do not take him to
dinner. And sometimes you have to spend time with him and then he is gone
and the world is the same. He had terrible toenails and feet that looked
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