Posts Categorized: Poems

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    Care Poem – You’re Minding My Mice Again

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    You’re Minding My Mice Again is a care poem, a medley of words and images surrounding the care we receive from the people, places, and things that surround us, a celebration of co-dependence of everything and everybody.   You’re Minding My Mice Again – Care Poem While I’m away, you’re minding my mice again and… Read more »

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    Exile Poem – Reinvention

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    Reinvention is an exile poem, a thought on identity, home, and life choices.   Reinvention – Exile Poem My sister says, no one draws a self-portrait, my friend says, her ex re-invented himself after the affair and I see trees dressing up in spring as if they were never naked. And you, you speak blue… Read more »

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    Fall Poem – Overnight

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    Overnight¬†is a fall poem, an autumn poem and a celebration of trees and their wonderful grace, beauty, and strength. Changing weather, wind, rain, and the onset of winter, falling leaves, fresh buds, and clear blue skies… Overnight – Fall Poem Overnight, the rain washed the leaves to the ground and in the morning, nothing but… Read more »

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    Bird Poem – Ebbing the Breadth

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    Ebbing the Breadth Between the Mud and the Moon is a bird poem, a celebration of the wonder of migrating birds and how in a life they travel the distance between the earth and the moon somewhere we cannot see them. Ebbing the Breadth – Bird Poem Months of flying gave way to claws thawing… Read more »

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    Power Conflict Poem – Vinaigrette

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    Vinaigrette is a power conflict poem, a reflection on the inevitability and potential of conflict and thoughts on how arguments can copperfasten a relationship or destroy it, depending on who’s fighting. Vinaigrette – Power Conflict Poem We’re crunching pages again, raising sulphur and still, a hint of rose sugar and fleeting velvet. The wind will… Read more »

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    Choice Poem – The Crossings

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    The Crossings¬†is a choice poem, a reflection on making choices and thoughts on outcomes. The choice isn’t always ours, and outcomes are mostly a surprise.   The Crossings – Choice Poem   When thinking about crossing a stream, do you love the big rocks towering or does the rushing deduce your eyes and you’re drowning… Read more »

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    Fear Poem – When the Heart Is Without Fear

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    When the Heart is Without Fear is a fear poem, a reflection on how fear creates distance, suspicion, and judgement. A fearless heart is different. When the Heart Is Without Fear – Fear Poem When a heart is without fear, it draws near not what is dear but chases mere hints of a knotting, a… Read more »

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    Autumn Poetry – The Palm Reader

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    The Palm Reader is my contribution to autumn poetry, a picture of life lines, fingerprints, and the turnings tides of life.   The Palm Reader – Autumn Poetry I’m rustling leaves between my fingers the crumbling is leaf-dust sponging up sweat pearls otherwise lost but now tumbling into the palms of my hands, my life… Read more »

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    Treasure Poem

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    The Gloves is a treasure poem, a reflection on finding love or a home or a kind person. Sometimes, a dead-end ends up being just the place. The Gloves – a Treasure Poem