Monthly Archives: August 2012

If I (a fun form called Triquatrain)

If I If I pulled a rabbit, out of habit, from a fancy black top hat, would you stare, unaware of how I managed that? If I painted a rainbow of Day-Glo colors clear across the sky, would you trap … Continue reading

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Fortitude

        Flames flaunt orange heat, dancing, enduring ecstasy of burnt offerings to the gods of painted perseverance. Alongside, athletes run as deers from guns of hunters, stretching legs in loping strides, pumping arms mettle to medal. Written … Continue reading

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Color Me a Poem

Slip through a prism, splashing pastel pink on glass surfaced sides, nacreous dawn luring lambent lemon of day.  Shoot arrows to pinprick points, ice blue patches of sky, careless tufts of white clouds for contrast.  Toss bolts of green, made … Continue reading

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Alien

Water lilies float Each lovely, all shaped alike Bug-eyed frog leaps in   Written for haiku-heights.blogspot.com/Alien

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Sunday Wordle #71: link, recipe, operator, fence essentials, chain, rose, forgiven, dusk, trace, pencil, empty

She Waited She stood on the front porch at dusk, one hand tracing the carved pink rose on silver pendant hanging on a heavy chain. Though it pressed, imprinting her with oval mark as if outlined with pencil, she did … Continue reading

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Ballerina in a Death’s Head, 1939 – Salvador Dali

      Dream of a ballerina dancing joyfully in endless beauty, and adoration.  In a dream gone mad, she is pale, indoor skin shadows sadness, disillusionment.  Vibrant red flowers piled atop her head have faded, edges curling in stiffness.  … Continue reading

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Odd uses of an item, and sense descriptions

Amazing Avocado  Remove pits, and paint designs on each one. Cut pits in half, tie-dye them, and string a necklace. Strip shell with peeler, dry out slices, coat with clear polish      and paste as strands of hair on … Continue reading

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Gliders

Backyard swing late golden light, summer’s careless breeze. Squeak, squeak.  I look up at source of sound. Iron hinges in need of oil. I recall a summer bungalow, grandma baking a fresh huckleberry pie, and I, downhill on a two- … Continue reading

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Sunday Wordle #70: insidious, nick, limbs, waves, fix, tip, tinny, vivid, gentle, tinted, preludes, split, drifts

Gentle Nick’s Curiosity Shop Under frayed awning– stripes of once vivid yellow and bold blue–hangs a sepia-tinted sign welcoming curiosity seekers to Gentle Nick’s, prelude to oddities found within. Tinny turntables, their needle tips worn down by old vinyl records, … Continue reading

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Green

Envy and nature Opposite ends, same color Both grow, one cripples   Written for haiku-heights.blogspot.com/green

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