Tag Archives: New Year

The Package

The package arrives at the rooster`crow to snatch me from  a dark labyrinth which had no exit with the door`slam of an angry cell door The courier has flown so what’s to be done except to pick it up careful … Continue reading

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The Moments

The moments are dripping out of the spent year like coffee thru spent grounds    drip drip drip The last drops going tepid pale compared to the steaming crema first streaming    drip drip drip All that is Is all … Continue reading

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Like Snow

Like snow on the limbs Christmas melts in milder air mid`winter The news on air`waves again mundane the past year in review In a stable only the ashes remain of a fire lit for warmth and a birth We are … Continue reading

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New Year’s Aspiration

“They are like trees planted by streams of water, which yield their fruit in its season, and their leaves do not wither. In all they do, they prosper.” ~ Psalm 1:3 There you have it The New Year’s aspiration of … Continue reading

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On Punctuation

A poet’s punctuation lies entirely in his words what use a question mark what use an exclamation point what use the plain period when you know his voice by rising falling words His thoughts flowing white`water along rapids uninterrupted by … Continue reading

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Snow Falling

Snow falling in dusty flakes so fine they dance in my open palms only to bounce to the ground Across water they form a fog blocking the views of Island & Sound without any hint of an horizon Up on … Continue reading

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Falling Things

Winter flurry Spring blossom Summer shower Autumn leaf Sudden tear Ling’ring silence Forever falling Never fallen

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Hoarfrost

hoarfrost on the trees a forest of ice dancers delicate ballet

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Prayer Tree

We tie our prayers pencil scribbled papers folded once folded twice tied in half`hitches onto bare tree branches We tie our prayers folded once then twice with words never spoken but in the soul’s silence trusted now to twigs We … Continue reading

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New Year’s Haiku

frost on the railing tiny foot prints of a wren walking on crystal shinnen omedeto gozaimasu!

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A Day for Flying Kites

My oh my it is a day for flying kites a brisk winter day the last day of the year we’ll put the kites up in series each one connected to the other red blue green yellow purple black forest … Continue reading

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December 30

The penultimate day of the year Penultimate day of another decade Dawns more questions than answers For a world set on the pins & needles Of a terror now turned into episodes We fall asleep to exhausting alerts We are … Continue reading

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