Monthly Archives: September 2014

For the olde fool

Dancing creek races Spins and twirls Fall leaves A watery waltz

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Hope Sonnet

I should be sad; I’m taking down the plants That grew in all this brightness summerlong: Long branches bearing flowers and red fruit, Great jungle gyms where sparrows shared their song. But now the blighted branches, though they still Extend … Continue reading

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Little poem for the day

Crows sing the sun Dogs answer them Sweetness of clear air Entices even the stones To celebrate Life In a chorus of mosses.

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Sonnet for Birdsong

In the buzzing silence of the city This wet Fall morning waits for light to rise, While, creeping cat-like up the spines of clouds now, Shy sun hides from the Earth and all our eyes. The birds are quiet late … Continue reading

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Love in Spite of it All (Sonnet)

Sometimes sunfall and rain will both come to the earth as we need them; Sometimes we offer wise words and find that our loved ones can heed them. Far more often, whatever we offer is not what is wanted, And … Continue reading

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Sonnet for My Old Man in Winter

I love this sunlit world the best in Fall When leaves begin to blaze and geese to call In flight away from cold and snow to come Until the spring when they return to Home. I love the need for … Continue reading

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Haiku of Dilemma

Blazing sun, cool air, Fall beckons us out all day Into swarms of bees.

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