Posts Tagged: poem about relationships

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    River Story Poem – This Book Is a River

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    This Book is a River is a river story poem, a reflection on nature and on how nothing and no one exists in isolation at any time.  This Book Is a River – a river story poem This book is a river that gently makes its way down to the sea, dives in and disappears. And… Read more »

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    Inclusion Poem – Within a Tuft of Grass

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    Within a Tuft of Grass is an inclusion poem, a reflection on how life is best lived in close proximity.  Within a Tuft of Grass – Inclusion Poem To exclude is to slice someone away from the loaf, children in the classroom scoffing when           Johnny can’t spell P E E… Read more »

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    Acceptance Poem – Silent Night

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    Silent Night is an acceptance poem, a celebration of and a reflection on being small and finding that together, everything is better. Silent Night – an Acceptance Poem Some days we are a silent night. Listen. This is when stars smell like morning dew glossing over the stones and the moss you lay aside when… Read more »

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    May Poem – Nudity

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    nudity is a May poem, a reflection on finding a way to be tiny and comfortable within this big, big world where everyone is alone, yet no one is.  nudity –  a May Poem skin is like the rippling shoal of a lake on the run from frost and the sun         … Read more »

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    Togetherness Poem – The Middle

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    The Middle is a togetherness poem, a reflection on division and collaboration and a celebration of relationships, communication and the interdependence of all beings on earth. The Middle – a Togetherness Poem When flicking through property pages, I look for shacks or marble-floor mansions With 18-carat gold taps gushing 1990 Château Lafite-Rothschild into Waterford crystal goblets…. 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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    Poem About People – Botany

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    Botany is a poem about people, a reflection on how impossible it often is to understand them. I asked my therapist what it means if one day one friend stops talking to you and the other never stops ringing even though nothing happened. Perhaps I should have pulled in a non-incident or spun a web… Read more »

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    Life Story Poem – The Curve

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    The Curve is a life story poem, a story about how we learn how to get along and the joy of a shared life. The Curve – Life Story Poem First, we learned how to tame the rats, then after thatYou showed me how to grow daisies and I showed you that Snails have their… Read more »

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    I Didn’t Want to See You

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    In this poem about relationships, you’ll find that unwanted encounters can turn out to be much better than expected. Guilt, it turns out, is a foe of enduring relationships, while forgiveness and empathy are friends. I Didn’t Want to See You For weeks I had ducked and dived, feeling guilty about the way I had… Read more »