Tag Archives: poetry

All is right with the world

It happened on the day when snowy crickets announced the temperature of rising sun. It really happened! Children. Ceased. All. Fighting. I sneaked through silent house sniffing the air for burning scraps of food. Listening in if they were watching … Continue reading

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Some Days

I wanted to write about enormous untouchable glorious skies, and bluebell music echoing over mossy green canyon valleys, The crackling fires we built in the woods, my boy running through the river with the neighbor’s dog, and sloshing in warm … Continue reading

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Monkeys and Tails

Sometimes, poems do reveal just their tails. Then I nudge gently To figure out what’s in front. You blink for a moment And it may be gone. Pull too hard And it will run away. This one was fuzzy and … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Me Why

A friend gave an uplifting speech, and I cried She pondered about reasons, But don’t ask me why… Some days you feel flat, totally flat, and happy as can be, content, in sweet confusing darkness Don’t ask me why At … Continue reading

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