Category: Poem

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Hearing Our Name

Poem Time is precious, lost time is everywhere Lost friends, lost connections, lost chances We are always struggling to not be left behind The boats keep moving forward And we keep fearing the fall...

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Elephants Never Forget

Haibun A bronze elephant statuette rests on four coffee-table books. Its trunk curls up in a bellow to challenge rivals or predators. Another elephant: a plaster-of-Paris statuette from a mold. It rests on the...

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Splendor and Filth

My mind is reckless… writhing and thrashing and burning in a sandstorm of red hot madness – in a wasteland of brimstone dreams… a snake that thrashes wildly…desperately…achingly against the wrought-iron pillars of man,...

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Is It Too Late To Change My Name

Life Poem I always knew something was off. The shoe never fit. When friends approached the answering machine message to leave one after the beep never rang a bell. I addressed them with a...

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Reality

Life Poem The colour of the sun Hurts my eyes While I try to see Into the distance. I want to know What it is exactly that I am Fighting for. A bee stings...

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Gothicarus: Part IV- Keralynne

Serial Poem   Here we pause to meet Keralynne Crosstree Neither psychic nor cynic, she yet possessed A vision into a cloaked, murky realm, And its dark interference left her often distressed. She felt...

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Father’s Day ’13

Haibun The crescendos of a jazz trumpeter blend with the plucked strings of a stand-up bass and the percussion of drums. The trio plays on as we snack on crackers and cheese, our backs...

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On Safety

Somehow after diving in and swimming to the center Held there in suspense of everything I never felt freer than when my feet couldn’t touch the Earth and Suddenly the air in my lungs...