Monthly Archives: September 2012

Free Haiku

Clouds are shape shifters, Narrow, wide, light, dark drifters Hobos of the skies    Young woman’s first job Boss is taking her to lunch There is no free lunch Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/free

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To My Poetic Friends

I will not be able to do much reading for a couple of weeks. I may be able to post some poems, but right now my thought are with my Mom, in Florida.  We will be there to help her … Continue reading

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Battlefield Haiku

Words formed in advance Said defensively, knowing She will find fault line.    Lines drawn in your head Left and right brain fight battle Which side is victor? Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/battlefield

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Waltz Haiku

Lover’s dance, the waltz Bodies encircling, spinning As earth courts the sun    The sound of a waltz I think of inspiration The Blue Danube     Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/waltz

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An Epistle poem

Dear Janis, Tiers rocked back and forth, everyone stood swaying, dancing, shouting for more. I was there, thrilled to be a part of your magic.  Petite woman with voice that roared, broke, stretched syllables into heartbreaking blues.  I admit I … Continue reading

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Footprint Haiku

Sand prints washed by sea Garden footprints washed by rain Some prints are preserved   Footprints left on heart Image crushes as steel weight Mends with passing time   Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/footprint

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Reflection In A Lake (shadorma)

Did you ever gaze in a lake at yourself, stunned to see a reflection of how you are seen by other people, those who see differently, that face you think you display, to one kept hidden? Written for Tuesday Tryouts/Wordgathering/Margo … Continue reading

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Paper Boat Haiku

Thoughts made of paper Sail down streams of floating dreams Weighed down by water   News of sinking ship Written in newspaper print Dissolves in blurred tears    Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/paper boat

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Sleep Haiku

During dark hours People of the world slumber All dreams are sinless   Awake from long sleep Refreshed, we go through our day Nightmares forgotten   Written for September challenge at haiku-heights.blogspot.com/sleep

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Sunday Wordle #75: bolts, shook. remain, bundles, bring, ash, trapped, climbed, husk, corners, damp, storm

Weather Report Thunder shook free from trappings of clouds, roaring and bringing bolts of lightning that burst through torn corners of the sky.  Storm climbed, dampening air, emptying bundled clouds, leaving their remaining husks hanging in ghostly shapes from an ashen … Continue reading

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