Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spring

Chilled to the bone With warm overtones Waiting for green To be seen Spring’s almost here   Spring is here The calendar reads Time for hoeing and seeds Winter jackets close by Though I’d rather defy Cause Spring is here … Continue reading

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Strong Syllables

I am afraid of deep waters I know not what lies under I need a bridge   I am afraid of bridges Underneath there is deep waters And bridges creak and break Under pressure   Safe bridges are words Encouraging … Continue reading

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Secular and Sacred

Cat On floor Meows and hungers   I In chair Points to food   Meow She wants A little more   Calling I beckon Her to come   Crying To God Where are you   Hears My Son Died for … Continue reading

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Wrestling With Restlessness

Stabilize my heart Oh Lord I am like water My thoughts drift And my feet follow Suddenly my words change Then I look and some one else has taken my place   Strengthen your hold on me Oh Lord For … Continue reading

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Two clerihews

For day 25 I shall write two clerihews to make up for the earth day poem I repeated Mildred My mother was Mildred She kept five clothed and well fed Now I have two of my own Awaiting the harvest … Continue reading

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Old Age Artifice

Taking an old poem and writing a parody of it. When You Are Old BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, … Continue reading

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None But One

How many kings do I bow to How many kings of my heart Only one will do So everyone else move away I am spoken for

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