Category: Poem

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Belong To

Poem No, I’m not yours, I belong to the Sky, my home is the sea, the wind is my brother, and I talk to the stars, they know how I am, never force me...

Tattoo Hat 0

Sick

I thought I’d get sick of people Assumed I would eventually just drown in A pool of my own pretention and irritability. But it never came around. It surfaces at times, a jet-black jewel...

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When Mowing, Mow

Haibun The tractor mower drives toward the pygmy Chinese Maple. The engine’s drone, heard through ear protectors. The stiff steering wheel, gripped in gloved hands. The long grasses stretch to the sun. solstice beside...

reflective poetry 0

I Need A Moment

Poem   I need a moment To feel what’s happening to me Life is happening to me I need a moment To feel the hills underneath me To feel where I am Here I...

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A Missed Invitation

Mira and two of her nieces are outside. I stepped into Mom’s bedroom. She sat at her desk. The TV beside her played a Law and Order rerun. Her hair rested unbrushed and straight....

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Blank Face

The smile slips just a bit after days after I ply for another side of the truth you insisted in between sips of coffee in the morning; before heading out the door to brunch...

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A Cook Against the Storm

Haibun I turn on the barbeque just as a horizon-filling bank of rainclouds roll in. A sudden wind arrives. The songbirds’ ensemble speeds with urgency. I race this oncoming storm. The stakes? Our sardine...

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Within

Poem Reaching to the sky Distance running dry Keep my fingers crossed Let me get lost I want to dive into the moon I want to sing a heartfelt tune Leave me to my...