Monthly Archives: January 2014

And The Sky Looked On

Single woman, plied with platitudes, caught the sky watching–waiting with blue brazenness–ready to ridicule her if she chose the wrong answers.  If the rules changed, the old ones would be rendered obsolete.  She chose a water sacrifice, for desired birth. Her decision drew … Continue reading

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Wayfarer

Wayfarer wanders untraveled roads before him Searching for a sign   Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #387/pilgrim

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Teenage Pain

Ravenous for her touch, he feels a gnawing in his loins, ignoring their last time together when she determined it would be better to call it quits.  He follows her from a distance, imagining the scent of her perfume, the way … Continue reading

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A Little Faith

Stranded on this dark road, handed a map I cannot read. Scanned it under flashlight, then demanded you take the lead. Surprised you found a gas station; surmised we were not far. Realized you always come through. Chastised, my silence … Continue reading

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Cabin at the Ocean

I see a log cabin, sturdy, sitting on top of a hill, wildflowers poking up pink and yellow. You climb a sand dune leading from the sea to arrive at the front door. Knots of dark wood complement lighter shades, … Continue reading

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Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri mountain White with snow of Mother-Earth Climbs to spirit sky   Written for Carpe Diem Kaiku Kai #386/Tengri, the Spirit of the Steppes

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Mysterious Venice

A memory of Veniceat night.  Lights reflectingon the canal like floatingcandles.  A new romanceignites in a gondola.   Written for http://margoroby.com/poemtryouts Photo prompt.  Write a poem that sprang to mindon first seeing image, or write a poem to do with … Continue reading

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The Prophet

Vivid visions of the future flashed in his head of dreams.  He knew what reparations needed to be made now,  if all was not to be lost. He watched, saddened to see how little meaning his words had on those … Continue reading

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Useless

You may think a weed has no worth in a garden I see pink lace bloom   Written for http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/useless

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Dawn

morning awakening: among window curtains’ flowers  a blade of gray sky   Alexey Andreyev   Dawn rubs sleepy eyes Dog gazes out at new sky Bone-shaped clouds float by   Sara   Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai/Special #74 Alexy … Continue reading

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