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So here we are, Master FourEyes

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So here we are, Master FourEyes,
and i don’t think that what i write
will change things enough

and i don’t think that what you
nibble on will change things enough
… and that’s OK; it’s OK

And when we look at each other
each other we are
And when each other
we together look at oneself

Our unbelievable now is more timelessΒ 
than any dead(stone-cold temple that replaced the prairies)
while Mr. Death — whom so many fear — has nothing on us

because we livingly understand him(and smile with and beyond him)
more than teardrops grow upwards
and flowers flow down

 

 

Master FourEyes… who happens to be a Milkweed Beetle on, of all places, a Milkweed Plant … Photo by Thomas Peace c. 2019

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  1. I only learned recently that there are milkweed bugs and milkweed beetles: it was as surprising as learning that lady ‘bugs’ actually are lady ‘beetles.’ So much to learn!

    Your title made me smile. In Liberia, I had a dog that was mostly brown with black spots above his eyes. The Liberians called him, “That dog, him who have four eyes.”

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