Monthly Archives: July 2015

Age Perfected (Sonnet)

How is it, my love, you grow forever Yet more beautiful than in our youth? This isn’t flattery nor yet persuasion – I see clearly; all these things are truth: Silver hair like light on ocean water – Deep kind … Continue reading

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Eternal Ties (sonnet)

The moon is nearly full today and rises Well before her natural habitat, The night, returns to cover day’s discomforts Gentling all the harshness of the heat. Walk out with me and feel the mist envelope All our limbs, and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rain Tanka

feathery rain falls to match the new carrot tops heaven after heat! why do we look for riches anywhere but in what grows?

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New Crop Haiku

kohlrabi and kale germinate tiny faces whisper Fall’s return

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Fountain Haiku

birds chatter their thanks for seed and flowing water in this molten heat

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To combine two of today’s themes…

Color and aging. Old enough not to care whether anyone but Papabear likes it.

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Deep Summer Afternoon (sonnet)

Now midday sun becomes at last too bright, Grows gardens and this longing for the night. While you must wander for some further hours, I wait and watch as bumbles tend the flowers. This afternoon, even the sparrows must Choose … Continue reading

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Color

Music of color Saturates the air Heaves itself at us Through dense light of summer Sings itself into our eyes Louder and louder Until it falls back Exhausted into snow

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At This Age

Circles tighten, Smaller and closer Holding me Grounding me. Touch becomes softer, More precious, Light as breeze Warm as light. Losses flash by Like Little Chefs On a fast road With no turns. The Big Tunnel Lies dead ahead, And … Continue reading

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If you care about crops and farmers,

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/03/201332813553729250.html

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