Monthly Archives: February 2011

Three Poems of Spring

Leaving Work In February Dark skies and headlights  no longer mark existence in Five O’clock World. ******* Naked Limbs Even under a blanket of clouds Daylight is unmistakable. Naked limbs are silouettes Stark against a pink horizon. ******* The Stage Still Winter holds the … Continue reading

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What I Can’t Throw Away: A Sonnet

Playthings I purchase by selling my day But gizmos and gadgets, don’t own my heart Not trinkets or toys, with those I could part What is it that I could not throw away? ******* Ties of great friendships too steadfast … Continue reading

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Bitter

~*~*~ “In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, ‘Is it good, friend?’ It is bitter — bitter,’ he answered, But I … Continue reading

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Mists of False Certainty

Misty darkness Figures swirling Gliding in and out of light Distorted visions The mists of false certainties Concealing deeper truths Souls swirling closer Reaching out Almost touching Retreating behind misty curtains Red overwhelms the senses False certainties evaporate Seared away in a green flare … Continue reading

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Dark Place…

She wanted to come out of the dark place He put her in, She wanted to become a better soul, But he won’t let her out, No chances, no hope, No light of a new dawn, Everything is scary, And … Continue reading

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