Monthly Archives: April 2015

Water Barrel Tanka

Mold-coated water barrels Useless now when whole Find resurrection Scrubbed and filled to become new Warm, safe beds for potatoes

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Bird Tree (Haiku)

Bent broken branches Hollows hidden in young leaves Full of living nests

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Seed Potatoes (Tanka)

Seed potatoes sprout Pushing out little green stars How do they know how? Miracles are everywhere Even in our own poor hearts

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Real Wealth (Sonnet)

Trees are leafing out now in gold coins As Daffodils rise trumpeting the Spring; Peonies extend their ruddy hands As Hawk soars, supervising everything. Real gold returns now on the Finch’s breast Set starkly off by blackest inky wings, While … Continue reading

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Ditty Addressed to Those Who Blog and Follow for Profit

This is a creative space For me and many others. We come here to create a world That chasing dollars smothers. So if in fact you followed me So I’d reciprocate, You might as well unfollow now ‘Cause I won’t … Continue reading

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Little Song of Gratitude

Then… Body and mind Bent and broken Sacked by pain Nearly destroyed by retribution, I lay once, barely breathing Except in a moan or silent scream. Now… Body and mind Healed and happy Sacked by Joy Redeemed by lovingkindness, I … Continue reading

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Homer Meets the Nightly News

Aye…the rare reblog from one of my favorites here.

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Homing

The bridge of light between us Always linking our two spirits Not static like Donne’s thin gold But shimmering, cycling, flowing In rapid light filled oscillations Feeding, healing, tickling us both– If one of us moves on before the other … Continue reading

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I Wasted the Day

I wasted the day. Watching sparrows carry grassy insects to their young Digging idly in the cool soil for worms Touching their iridescence in the sun Feeling their panic, replacing them into the darkness Remembering your hands in my darkness … Continue reading

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Turnabout’s Fair Play

Without the sun, these baby beans and winter squash Vines cannot outrun even baited slugs. Ravenous robins, myopic in the rain, Snip stems, guzzle hard-working worms. So much work for naught, so far at least. Remembering planters’s patience is hard. … Continue reading

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