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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


I am an artist and writer living and working in Berlin, Germany, with work published in numerous magazines in the U.S., the U.K. and Ireland. The poems are from one of a series of projects exploring the lyric potential of minimal forms based on various musical and/or literary models.

Ray Malone

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All that is

of life on earth as if
there were ever other

after this

all falls from the tree
merely to be more tree

you're the mortal
all that is that will be

on its way to where it was

yours the tireless foot treading on
yours the thread the tree reels in

yours the eye stares up from earth
and wonders why