Monthly Archives: June 2014

Terrible Heat!

It’s sad to be driven out of the sunlight and breeze by this terrible heat. Not being in my gardens in summertime drains my words away. My feet draw poems up from the warm ground, but they can’t feel it … Continue reading

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Praise for the sweetness

Of the wet garden, Sprung in completeness Where his feet pass. (Eleanor Farjeon)

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I Know You

I know the deep creases on your face, The silvering of your beard, The tributaries of veins Flowing on your hands, The thin hair across Your lively head Full of kindness Full of intelligence Full of mystery I know you … Continue reading

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Tanka for Compliant Peace

Chipmunk shouts so loud Angry about something small I was once like him Not recognizing the peace Waiting for me in your eyes

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Little Love Poem

Outside world unnecessary, I turn to you And we fall Into light.

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Tanka after Long Rain

Robin juggles notes High in the sun this morning Bright after long rain I laugh with the nuthatches Drink light and sing it back out

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Haiku for Bursting Hearts

Happiness, like rain, Can come too much after drought, Making our hearts burst.

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