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The joy of poetry

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Thought clouds hover above my head — overcast with a chance of poems. I am a wallflower blooming in the corner — dancing with invisible butterflies. Stars falling without end — golden leaves drifting…

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Knocking on the door

As if in a headstand limber branches of a tree break dance. With only a shell on its back inching through life leaving a trail of slime I stopped in my tracks & let the snail pass I’ve got time. … Continue reading

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In the shade of a thought

The swish of purple leaves — the tap of swinging plums — the friction of time ticking by on the pendulum tree.  Shadows lengthen past the noonday sun — trees splay their canopies on the ground — growing back to … Continue reading

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Skeleton queen

As lilacs fade their purple crowns decay & butterflies dethroned — all that remains a skeleton queen of royal green.

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Grassroots effort

Speak to me in the cool tongue of a clear mountain stream. Absorbing the morning sun through every pore — a solar flare of daffodils dances in an open field. Inch by inch worms measure the earth’s waist. Deep in … Continue reading

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Wet stone

A worm wriggles through a loophole escaping the early bird. Singing inside a skunk cabbage amphitheater — a chorus frog’s song carries throughout the swamp. An owl’s screech pierces the heart of darkness. My mind wound tight as a guitar … Continue reading

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Miles from here

Willows weave their golden branches around the moon — catching dreams as they fall into the tender embrace of catkins. Raindrops tumble like liquid mallets — across outstretched fronds — playing xylophone ferns. Nudging its way through the topsoil — … Continue reading

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