Monthly Archives: November 2017

Promise

The dryer drum squeaks complaints but keeps on turning- song for a dim day Snow comes first as rain- all falls from the same close sky carrying Winter Soft rains of Summer raised up all that has fallen- earth receives … Continue reading

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haiku for winter composting

black susurration of compost from the shovel cold whispers of Spring

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Warning

Am I in your way? Have I grown so straight and tall that you cannot see what you’re used to? Do my branches impinge? Do my birds spatter your hard walls? Does my shade draw creatures for rest on terrible … Continue reading

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Tanka for Today

Scarlet leaves tremble At Winter’s first suggestion- Change disturbs us all.- Living strong through Winter’s grip Returns us to Spring’s fresh growth.

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Villanelle for the True Villains

Creating massive change is up to you. Make stronger laws not based on who has paid. Your thoughts and prayers mean nothing till you do. You serve continually only the few, The ones who idolize both cash and death. Creating … Continue reading

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Catalpa Sonnet

Catalpa tree’s the last to show in Spring, The last to fall away when autumn comes, No showy reds or oranges draw the eye- A bit of yellow just suggests it’s done. But when it throws its orchids at your … Continue reading

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Tanka for Texas

windows in closets let in light and fresh wet air- early November- low skies send church bells’ toning helplessly wafting up souls

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