Monthly Archives: January 2018

Snow haiku

coldest skies shed snow curtains of tightly closed fists sweep the silver world Advertisements

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Tanka for meditation

waves wash the shore clean take the dross leave only gold meditation’s twin– mind or ocean filled too much with trash cannot thus be cleansed

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For a snowy pine (tanka)

pine’s fractal fingers- crystallized rain’s resting place- hold snowy beauty– See and praise the loveliness it is creating for you!

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The Box

Inside, it’s crowded, noisy with talk- Magic walls, transparent from out here, Curve space, distort vision from within- Warmth envelopes everyone inside Lulls them to sleep at brightest noon Eases questions into slurred dreams Quickly forgotten in the swamps Of … Continue reading

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Tanka for an Early Spring

endless water falls a Winter meditation dreaming of itself- Life swirls under the soil endless colors gathering

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For My Feet

Once I thought nothing of walking barefoot on South Florida asphalt baked to softness in the summer noon- sandspurs embedded in thick calluses- a glass shard from the basketball court which, when extracted, exposed the pumping of my living heart. … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous

If Winter is withdrawal of Light and its twin, Life, pulling deep down into themselves to wait for the grace of their own return, a reply to Summer in dark terms, it is so to gather strength for the great … Continue reading

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