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Itinerant labor

A whirlpool has taken the childAnother ship sinks in the pacific A soul is lost to itinerant laborA heartless mother, could it be?An absent father, could it be?Is hunger or desire the cause Unseen in day light but harbor Inside … Continue reading

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Obeisance

Before the glory Bowing heads in submission Obeisance offeredObeisance is recognized Before the glory I seeBowing heads in tearsA thousand soul released From the chains of nowReturning home humbledObeisance offered in silence. January 26, 2021

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Wondering souls

In the darkness ofYesterday wonder the souls goneFlowers grow on the cliffs. January 23, 2021

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Pebbles

Small feet run over thePebbles scattered across the oceanCoast line draws the line. Between life and deathPebbles hold the names, the soulsSalty waters and dry lands. Tears on the cheeks gonePebbles scattered memories Small feet run the line. January 21, … Continue reading

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Simple thought

Keep it simple Keep it short My diary reminds me in vainWriting over the riverInk drips over the linesMy handwriting tells the truthMadness into the cavity of thoughtsSits silently except For my pen’s screeching on crisp paper Keep it simple … Continue reading

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Willing it true

There are a thousand signsThrough the chain of stepsAn old woman attempts To conjuncture the omensOf her seeing An image of an imagination splitBetween fear and hope willing It true! January 19, 2021

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A ballad of a lonely raindrop!

This poem is an experimentation with Haiku and Tanka forms. It is also a reflection on the year of the pandemic as the year draws closer to its end. A storm passed? Let’s hope. … Lonely raindrop left An angry … Continue reading

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A Christmas Haiku

As I hear the news of vaccine successes, couldn’t help but be hopeful and wondered if the Christmas miracle this year is a happier New Year. So, I wrote this simple Haiku hoping we will have happier times ahead. … … Continue reading

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Celerity

Celerity The word of the day … Celerity The word of the ages … Celerity Is today’s word … With celerity The unseen visitor makes It’s calls on houses Unsuspecting Innocents Rides in Its waves … With celerity The unseen … Continue reading

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Mother sings

Child cries in the night Afraid of darkness That looms. … She sings for the child A lullaby calm Silence. … Child cries in the night Calming lullaby She sings. … A mothering sound She utters loving Words calm. … … Continue reading

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