Finally (A Clean Palette)

I can finally hear dogs barking again
Hear autos moving, trains howling in the wind
Life sprouts within my sensory perception
As responsibility droopy-eyes and pouty-lipses
Its war on this, my privileged meditations

Silent, my location speaks volumes
Cool, curious air beckons me both
To climb mountains
and curl into caves of cloth
with tender longings

Choice is a tireless master

And I'm occasionally brought to a rapid boil by its heat
My foamy former contents are gravity liberated
Now carbonized they easily flake off the emotional range on which I simmer

I checked – I'm ready to be devoured

In moments like this as I close my eyes
And let my dreams begin to surmi......


from (​(​If I See At All​.​.​.​)​), released December 23, 2009




The Shortest Distance Fort Worth, Texas

Straight-lines and perfect circles exist. The Shortest Distance is an attempt in words, sounds, and light to share a subjective experience of universal grace and its consequences.

The Shortest Distance is the brainchild of Ramsey Billiot Sprague, a Chitimacha social justice organizer born in coastal Louisiana and raised in suburban Arlington, Texas.
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