Tagged: sad

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Soleil

Spoken Word She never misses As you can see Exhibit A Heart wound Skillfully executed Under breastbone She was never brought to justice Roams the plains Scot-free The ghosts of Buffaloes Echo her every...

poem forest 0

The Song of the Oak

Poem It was a long time ago in a world of mixed realities when I heard it for the first time. I saw the leaves move on the air blown and heard a song...

poem about rejection 0

A Poem About Rejection

Poem Another rejection Letter And soon I will have Enough rejections Slips Piling on the floor that they will form a Mountain For me to climb On the peak I will plant my flag...

break up poem 0

You Built Me

Poem I’ve been busy I’m so sorry It’s still the same I’m glad you came Did you know There’s something new Had to grow I thought of you You built me You built me...

trapeze poem 0

The Golden Trapeze

Poem Movement humming Cicadas in the trees Peace swinging in the willows Velvet rays beam A golden trapeze Singing across meadows Reflections bending Illusory shadows Hoping for more to see Waiting for novelty Expecting...

legal haibun 1

Soraya’s Annual

Haibun I receive a call from AnaMaria. A family awaits me outside 282. I head to the office suite to meet them. Only they aren’t the family I’m expecting. I swallow, open the door...

nature haibun 1

Blossoming Terrors

Haibun   The Japanese Maple grew in the center of 52 Holland’s front yard. Its long branches stretch to the sky like a petitioning priest. Its maroon foliage crowns the tree like a lion’s...

poem about perseverance 0

One-Sided

Poem   I don’t want to write about the gray cement Or the gray sky or the gray buildings and clouds I don’t want to write about how I feel too embarrassed to talk...