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The Good Life

The good life   [so people say] is filled with stuff The shipping is free A game`changer!   [the guy says] in the TV ad I am Waldo   [I am afraid] lost on some page surrounded by junk I … Continue reading

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On Wisdom

Take a word to think upon an egg under hen   today an omelette   tomorrow a brood the one is an end while the other a beginning Save a word to ponder over it is a living thing   … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

O Lord, how manifold are your works!    In wisdom you have made them all;    the earth is full of your creatures. Yonder is the sea, great and wide,    creeping things innumerable are there,    living things both … Continue reading

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The First Oasis

O Come Let us rest in the adventure consider the weight of weary ponder` the texture of water Oases are a grace upon the journey shade from the heat ointment for feet blistered by the road “They are like trees … Continue reading

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Capturing Fire`Flies

The landscape of the poem is within the poet’s imagination ready as she is to dis` embark reality At any station along the train`route upon seeing an old tree whose tangling limbs tell a live story She’ll climb up into … Continue reading

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Out in the Woods

Out in the woods the faint foot`falls of a creature`choir follow me as I walk among the hemlocks when I turn to look nothing but silence the strands of wila waft in the breeze On the soft moss of the … Continue reading

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The Day the Poet Died

One sunny day in early August the poet up and died The song died with him dried up in his throat like a cut blade of summer hay What can I say he succumbed to poetry’s nemesis [what the coroner … Continue reading

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Old Man

They say he lives in the past that now the only room left to him in his old age After breakfast they wheel him out into the garden for bird`song now gone inaudible to his ear Old man For colors … Continue reading

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At Tea`Time

   She sat at the window staring out at the falling rain    in her hand a tea`cup    the tea long gone cold remembering her childhood    the white cotton dress    with tiny flower`print it was the day of … Continue reading

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An Awkward Time

An awkward time this living in`between the already and the not`yet one foot on the sand of eternity the other foot stuck in muck one eye on the sunset one on the sunrise We pack the past into cardboard boxes … Continue reading

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About Time

The young have too little time to waste it on reflection They leap from stone to stone never considering death The higher the risk the sweeter the attraction Yesterday’s follies old socks into the trash A new pair lies in … Continue reading

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