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Life Arts    H4'ed 11/9/18

Will you help me?

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I am not joking.
My name is not the one I was given at birth.
I have outgrown many clothes,
Many false identities

Stepping out.
How do you pray?
What do you pray to? Pray for?
When?

Come on.
Where are we going?
Down here, to this place.
This place is shut down.

Nobody comes here any more.
It is polluted, there is litter everywhere.
A homeless person slept there.
An animal died there.

This place is really sad.
Where is this?
It is now, it is here.
Get ready.

Get ready to build a fire here.
Get ready to say something truthful out loud.
Hey, spirit, I'm sorry.
Hey, I'm scared.

I'll start picking up,
What's my name?
There are people who can tell me who I am.
But first I have to clean up.

Make this place beautiful again.
That's what my soul told me.
What I have to do.
Please help me.

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger and author of several nonfiction books, a collection of poetry, "Children to the Mountain" and a memoir, "Finding Myself in Time: Facing the Music" Over the last few years he has begun calling (more...)
 

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