Alison Leigh Lilly

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Tag Archives: poetry

Pieces

The thing about puzzles is, there’s a moment between when you have all the edges done, and when you have enough of the middle filled in to see what’s missing, what’s left.

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April 5, 2017

Young Female Writer’s Lament

Why is everything I try to do coming out stilted and slow today? I blame you. The general, faceless you. The you who keeps telling me I need to be smaller, wittier, brief.

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March 22, 2017

Landscape In Ink, With Horse

“Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized.”

The lines we draw around the sacred earth can cut us right down the middle.

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July 26, 2016

Holy Adoration: Fire as Prayer

It is enough to show up to this act of intention. Without the need to grasp what cannot be grasped. Without the need to name what cannot be named.

To hold my heart like a candle wick, steady, upright, held open to the presence of my gods.

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April 28, 2016