Here is a re-print of far enough…singer/songwriter/actor extraordinaire, Thomas Burks, has written music to this poem, bringing it to new height. I am honored.


santa ana winds you make me happy
palm trees flapping
great room sky
release my trappings

i sit in the wings that wait
alone in this moment
ready for the soft blanket
that will wrap me in something New
something Clean

fly me so far away
far enough to see
the best image of myself
far enough
to forget myself
so i can remember
who i can be

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