Category Archives: love

Little Song for a Night Flight

Seen from here, how we all glow! One Venus above, millions below: Each golden light– or red, or green, a spark of Love and Life unseen.

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Saturday Morning

Out there the sun shines snow into diamonds- In here the washer thumps to a stop the heat puffs on- Soon I’ll hear the bells on the door jangle your return with a snow-covered black dog- I breathe in quiet … Continue reading

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And I Smiled (tankashaped)

When I woke today The Temps playing in my head My eyes still closed tight I remembered your fingers Playing music on my hand

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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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Failure

Words wrong me leave me expressionless as I try to catch how the flowing light in all things lately sprays from my fingertips from the fountains I see in meditation all-colors mingling colors of hope of healing and strength of … Continue reading

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Saved (tanka)

scarred torn wood once lost preserved with glue and pressure makes planting tables where new life and fresh green growth sing joyful running seasons

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Tanka to welcome Maeva

Fire and water dance together in spirit- Daughter of my Son- Love’s delight now breathes in you- May your life be shaped by Joy

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One Last Sonnet-for Daisy

Oh, let her fade from such immediate sight That I can see her at each dawn and night From either photograph or habit, still Her face comes clear with or without my will. Just a dog – yes, such a … Continue reading

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Interregnum

  The Queen is dead: She of the long toes of the whip-hard tail of the imperious command at close of her toilette- She of the seven-toed foot of brown velvet ears of dark eyes made large with intelligence and … Continue reading

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