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Some things touch my heart and restore my touch of humanity: The soft rain of early spring, sprinkling a carpet of yellow daffodils. The cooling rain in summer’s heat lifting steam from sidewalk and path. The bursting colors of flowers … Continue reading

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GEMS APLENTY

GEMS APLENTY There were pearls about her slender neck, a garnet graced her arm her eyes reflected sapphire blue I marveled at her charm. The nighttime moon was opal white against the onyx sky. Her lips so ruby red touched … Continue reading

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WEATHER REPORT

A glowering December sky, cloudbanks in heavy shades of gray, tentative sun peeking through the afternoon’s near dark. Memories intrude of past winters, of wading through hip-high drifts on snow blocked roadways, short miles ahead to hot cocoa. But here, … Continue reading

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WINTER’S COMING no 2

A swirling burst of wind whips an eddy of leaves to the sky, recent shedding from nearby trees, trees now mere skeletons of limbs bared of the lush green of summer and the bright colors of autumn. Only a straggling … Continue reading

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WINTER’S COMING no. 1

The sun has begun its annual hiding today, nigh on to the cold season, December, when \nature’s beauty will obscure itself beneath gray clouds dimmed by rain or snow and men hide themselves behind walls’ warmth. The blanket of leaves … Continue reading

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ONLY WORDS

In setting out to declaim we too often only maim the language of our native tongue. It was in offer of pure discourse in prose, in song, in poet’s voice that brings some here, who are terse. The multitudes or … Continue reading

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ABOUT CONTROL

Pirouettes. A poetic form, 10 lines, 6 syllables per line; Line 5 & 6 identical. Lines 1 to 4 in contrast to Lines 6 to 10. ABOUT CONTROL An ordinary day, no unusual plans but good things might happen in … Continue reading

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