Monthly Archives: October 2019

Autumn’s Parting Gift

Autumn weeps this last day of October Red and yellow tears shed their last goodbyes Wind and rain whistle Keeping children from the streets Perhaps naked trees have eyes that see Guarding those we love Till evil lies asleep   … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Memory

A scent of leaves mingle with cinnamon’s potency Cold air without, inside temperatures rise like yeast Swelling as an aromatic pillow Fragrances seem incompatible Only sucker-punched to later rise again And become the destined all along I was carried away … Continue reading

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Heart of Wax

Her heart melted like wax and ran down insider her silently. No one could hear or see it.  As numbness cloaked her, she lay flowers on his grave. Only because she saw the sun smile did she do the same. … Continue reading

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Cookies and Spam

  Cookies and spam Went hand in hand I made spam sandwiches for him But you wouldn’t get me to touch ‘em Sugar molasses cookies when leaves start fallin’ Never was his taste, me they were callin’ Now watch out … Continue reading

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Why Does Anyone Meditate?

I meditate to listen. Does the earth not hear? I meditate to understand Maple’s hues are constant with its roots I meditate to center Autumn is never out of season I meditate to worship Earth needs not be told to … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough!

I thought a quiver was eight I was angry I bore four Only two survived A ways from a tribe Now I know I was blessed to be sure Even with two I can’t aim What would I do with … Continue reading

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Majestic Potential

Heavens amaze with mystery The sun both blinds us and gives us sight A moon bewitches the senses Mountains call us to scale even if only in dreams Roaring oceans compel us to come Tides invite us to follow only … Continue reading

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The Eyes of a child

Alive in grandmother Relished in mother Treasured in daughter Will she live through future generations Or will art die if unloved As human eyes turn to glass? dversepoets prompt pop-art. Write a poem on a product or cultural phenomena. This … Continue reading

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Stones Can Be Shattered

I used to set an alarm, but I don’t need it anymore. My inner clock tells me when my feet should hit the floor. My mind was set till your view clouded my way Retracing my steps to walk in … Continue reading

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