Category Archives: Poems

parole

ancient killer of squirrels and cats you need not suffer for your past crimes. you were a product of your culture and the company you kept – convicted, nevertheless forgiven. but forgiveness without training is doubly cruel…. for it asks … Continue reading

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Early harvest

the crop of kittens and cats of poodles and paps is almost ready to harvest… . as we lie in the unmown grass, i think about the grains of early harvest times, of the sowing of seeds and hopes and … Continue reading

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Standing

i could stand here all day and no one would notice standing in alb and apron, still, sideways to the world, watching through mirrors and windows as trucks pass and bicycles and dogs. still. standing. fragments of a world in turmoil … Continue reading

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Army Dilly Oh!

all day i see armadillos: who knew they could sit up?   there are just older than baby ones at the edges of the swamp — and then playing in captivity on my screen captivating me, then smashed on the … Continue reading

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weaving

on my way to my morning lauds my path was interrupted by a spider queen. well she was jeweled like royalty…. messages come in many forms – Charlotte was a sage among many who weave wisdom with more than words. … Continue reading

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dragons fly

even when we can’t, dragonflies. Protectors from above, Reminding us that all is Love.

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Leaf and feather

he saw a leaf just out of reach, green, red, and amber. a gust of wind blew it down, the Tree of Life in his hand. growth and release. a feather flew down from above. (all is love.)

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