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Love-ish Haiku

broad Earth generates her own clouds, mists, rains, thunder Sun still shines above

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October 22 Thank-You Note

Idling running your hands (those hands with rich veins whose heat of strength runs fast through them) through debased soil you touched an unexpected blasted root crowded around by noxious weeds nicked and frozen by turns half-eaten in the muddy … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of October Melons

Sugared juices run across my palm, I catch my breath and shut my eyes —the sweetness of October melon— two seconds—less—sufficed to glide the long and gleaming knife through its netted skin through its softest orange flesh and now it … Continue reading

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Sitting Too Close to the Flowers

Leaves of morning glory flutter their shade at me blocking the protection of melanin I seek. I look up for the Sun for its exact trajectory in the August sky but see instead sheens of dancing some-kind-of-willow like bright fresh … Continue reading

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August

Loose in hip and mind I wander in the gardens a gigantic bee visiting flower and leaf seeking the astonishment of fruits where there were none even in the dimness of yesterday’s dusk. Indoors I settle to nothing neither book … Continue reading

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Love Poem

Coming from a bay of blood and wet grey moss hands tight together for healing for world making Neither one knew the roads would knit so far so long so new Strained and thinned to the faint glimmer rounding the … Continue reading

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Solstice Meditation

i. Earth glows at Solstice – sings in orange blossoms murmurs sweet lavenders harmonizing with wrensong – caresses us all with love in breezes making feathered ferns dance shushing sweet jasmine into our rooms drawing us out gently into her … Continue reading

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Sonnet for the Mother

Two hands, two feet are darkened, marked by Earth, Their blackening welcome signs of Life’s rebirth – In breezy Spring and coming Summer’s heat Earth’s frozen heart returns to Life to beat. In games and rituals of eons past Some … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds (sonnet)

In this lovely world I call my own, Viewed at this moment through my soiled toes, Unrelenting beauty of the Spring Lulls my senses through eyes, ears and nose. This book is written well, its characters Developed well; its plot … Continue reading

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For the Last Thirty Years

What have I to give you? Only this: A word soft-forged in love from my own heart, A long embrace at end of day, a kiss That’s had our long love in it from the start. A painted bowl, a … Continue reading

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