Author: Chuck Johnson

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Frozen Joy

Tapped into the jungleTime, hands, talkingFiring me up to prevent fadingLight. Date night.Shape upStand on the stall hide your feet Bring back Papago sunsetsLast night in my dream we flew awayor maybe that was today.Thoughtful […]

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Driving Lightning

Smirking eyesA squinted smileCreating lightningLast night He cuts the power to signReminds this city of the sky ElectricityWisdom, wonder, magic. Something in these handsTwo nails softly circle silverCircling, circle, circle conductorsPressing warmth breathingElectricity Smirking eyesA […]

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About Angels

Walking outSpinning aroundThinking to clouds about angels Leaving doubtTwirl aboutTalking to clouds about angels It gets goodStart to run‘Til it gets good, so you’re never doneSpun Living angels leaveLevel old devils along the wayand clouds […]

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Peace, Smission

Moving up the mountainMoving past the heatMoving into fresh airMoving into free Distance is a conceptDistance isn’t hereDistance is perspectiveDistance can be near Show up different todayWrong songs when colors get confusedThe sunrise, the purple, […]

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Flipping Cards

Flipping cardsWhisper, “Please.”Flipping cardsBending kneesFlipping cardsDeep releaseFlipping cards, skipping Mornings filing sheets in the hangarSleeping, clings to sheets in the windSpun drums ring tunes before a little explanationFirst time record scratchBalance all the noisesWhat’s a […]

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Afternoon Moon

Time ticks,Reconsidering rocksTime, tick backLet’s talk Afternoon moons sculpt lifetimesBlack tails helicopter with the windMistaken nights pray don’t bend timewhile warm hands beg for secondsTwo tocks back, before we get going A bright moon on […]

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Tilted Cap

Sunrise mailing morning bluesCaptain slips on sailing shoesGoing where the day may chooseNot knowing what it’s after Sleeping sunshine dreams of dew,Captain’s ship and sailing shoesGoing where the clock may chooseand knowing what it’s after […]