Monthly Archives: December 2014

One truth of many (tanka)

Silence falls with snow As children’s eyes turn away– Are we finished now? Trouble exposes true hearts As age reveals family Advertisements

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Christmas Haiku

Silent night and day– River running deep and strong Carries life to light

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Sonnet of Your Eyes

Oh let me slide behind your eyes a while– I do not need to hear your thoughts nor see Your colors to compare with mine, but need To know what you see when you look at me. How do your … Continue reading

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Haiku for the Common Virus

This grey sky and I Both exhale wordless droplets Dazed by common cold

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Manchester Airport

Her language empty of vowels– At least to my ear– Still her backpack zipper smiles Under round-eye rivets. This one swathed in black, Her eyes shining, sparkling, I cannot tell from here Whether her scarves comfort her. Like most men … Continue reading

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Haiku for Gate 87

dim tunnel leads on to the hard day-long struggle birthing our home selves

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Tanka for Winter Faces

Rivers of crows flow Over pebbled winter skies This season’s beauty- Our faces, too, change and grow Beauty flows through these creases

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