Category Archives: Poetry

(This is a native, wild violet in my yard.) ~ We plot our gardens wrestle with the weeds demarcate the sacred from the profane so it would seem the struggle to make linear this round world our triumph of will … Continue reading

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Corvus

The dawn and the dusk are our kingdoms the jays do curse us – The new moon’s courtiers we feed her chartreuse chords adorn her in emerald oaks promise her the sun – Once we were rainbows until our feathers … Continue reading

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Macushla

Macushla July 18 at 6:44pm ยท Refuah Shlema ~ The body is an ecosystem. All the flora and fauna that live and die and live again and battle. A universe of beings, the ghosts of memory and attempts both fruitful … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Eight (4/8/14)

Today’s prompt was to rewrite a famous poem, putting our own spin on it ~ One of my first favorite poets was Emily Dickinson, so how could I resist? ~ Because Death rode the Metrolink – He’d kindly pay my … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Six and Seven

Sixth day poem is being delivered a day late, as the recalcitrant poem will tell you the reasons why herself. Wishing to follow, for the second time, the prompt offered at http://www.napowrimo.net, I obediently gazed out the window and collected … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Five (for 4/5/14)

This poem is a “golden shovel” using a work of Rilke’s ~ Bold as redemption come the narcissus How soft these conquerors yet now the winter vanished No room for barren shadows for they will claim it all This field … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month’s 30/30

http://www.napowrimo.net First day: Angels never pray. They wait with us when even hope, red eyed and bobbing head, loosens her grip beneath the waves. The words have roots, they know and hold our place on every page we’ve yet to … Continue reading

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