In a niche,
not to touch
This is not
This is a
a soft crumble
in the walls,
now and then.
9 thoughts on “Cliff Dwelling, for Open Link Night”
like brick…nice, like that stanza…
i am intrigued by the poverty versus a vertical choice…as long as it is choice and not circumstance that puts you there…it is an admirable choice to live simple….
Thank you! I wrote this after a trip to the beach, where I looked up at the Art Deco and Modernist high rises that ring our lakefront. These are expensive places, yet they impose a certain economy of living.
But … I wanted it to be universal enough that it could be another type of high rise. In my experience, all have a certain level of grit, no matter how well kept.
Lovely and elegant– I think of my visit to Chaco Canyon about fifteen years ago, where I had played as a little girl– the Anasazi ruins…. very evocative! I especially liked: visited
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Thank you so much! I was very intrigued by the Anasazi when I was younger. 🙂
Oh, I like this. Very good, cool.
Thank you very much, Jesse!
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Wow! Thank you so much, Mohana. This is a great honor, and I appreciate it very much.