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Terry King

"End Plutocracy!"

Oakland, CA, USA
female, age 69
Speaks: English only

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Every Day You Play

Every day you play with the light of the universe.
Subtle visitor, you arrive in the flower and the water.
You are more than this white head that I hold tightly
as a cluster of fruit, every day, between my hands.

You are like nobody since I love you.
Let me spread you out among yellow garlands.
Who writes your name in letters of smoke among the stars of the south?
Oh let me remember you as you were before you existed.

Suddenly the wind howls and bangs at my shut window.
The sky is a net crammed with shadowy fish.
Here all the winds let go sooner or later, all of them.
The rain takes off her clothes.

The birds go by, fleeing.
The wind. The wind.
I can contend only against the power of men.
The storm whirls dark leaves
and turns loose all the boats that were moored last night to the sky.

You are here. Oh, you do not run away.
You will answer me to the last cry.
Cling to me as though you were frightened.
Even so, at one time a strange shadow ran through your eyes.

Now, now too, little one, you bring me honeysuckle,
and even your breasts smell of it.
While the sad wind goes slaughtering butterflies
I love you, and my happiness bites the plum of your mouth.

How you must have suffered getting accustomed to me,
my savage, solitary soul, my name that sends them all running.
So many times we have seen the morning star burn, kissing our eyes,
and over our heads the gray light unwind in turning fans.

My words rained over you, stroking you.
A long time I have loved the sunned mother-of-pearl of your body.
I go so far as to think that you own the universe.
I will bring you happy flowers from the mountains, bluebells,
dark hazels, and rustic baskets of kisses.
I want
to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.

Pablo Neruda

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    Feb 13, 2017 7:27 PM

    Dandelion G. (386)
    Jan Michael Looking Wolf is a Kalapuya Native American flute player from Grand Ronde, Oregon. With 52 National Award recognitions, Looking Wolf performs across the country sharing flute songs, tribal stories, and the message of One Heart. Speaking of hearts wishing you blessings on Valentine's Day
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    Chrissy H. (61) merry and peaceful Christmas!i wish you happy holidays and a happy new Year! you make the world a better place!lets make this christmas a kinder and meatfree christmas! Greetings Chrissy
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    MmAway M. (490)
    Hello Terry ~ Just wanted to give you a Hug.  STAY COOL here in Calif.  Mm & Jess

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    Dandelion G. (386)
    Enjoy Terry - the 8th of August
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    Dandelion G. (386)
    Thanks for your help Terry.....

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    Vincent Price 1911 -1933 Known for his acting in many horror films. Alice Cooper 1948 now considered today's Mr Halloween is singer songwriter musician
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    Bela Lugosi Hungarian American Actor born Oct. 20,1882 - 1956 This time each year I get a bit silly. We kind of go all out here in the USA with Halloween. One of my favorite times of the year. lol Bear with my yearly submissions or perhaps you might even enjoy too.
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    “Looking back, I guess I used to play-act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting world than the one around me.” 
    Marilyn Monroe

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