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By the wildwood lake

In a forest deep, where gnarly willows grew Next to a deep still lake, in the bowl between steep green hills There dappled sunbeams played in the wildwood’s shade Several small streams ran through. Over millennia, the lake became deeper, … Continue reading

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Softly I walked on this good earth.

As a child my insouciance was palpable I crawled everywhere for a while Then I learned to stand and walk Later, ran to school in the rain. As a young man, I worked for others Vicissitude ever changing my thoughts … Continue reading

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War: Part One

Armies march. Soldiers do what soldiers do, Soon battlefields are littered with corpses. Flocks of crows circle high above and Farmers smile, saying to each other, “Good fertilizer that.” Armies march. Generals do what generals do. Corpses pile high , … Continue reading

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Just Nature

Dappled water- small river- Between banked- bulrushes tall- Calls the blush red- of May sun to arise- Misted over fields- Nature- in her timeless whisper- Gentle- to winds unplanned- Ripple, sway all grasses- in dance- Meadow- winged songstral’s- Sweet trill- … Continue reading

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The Memorial Bench

With standing pride quartered, My limbs rest in shade, no longer As nature intended yet roots are grounded, safe, intact. Reborn With horizontal definition, A heart in conflict with a crown, Imperfections become an art, bolts replace Knots and bark … Continue reading

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Lovers in The Perfumed Garden

The erotic air of the perfumed garden Welcomed the lovers: Capturing them with Irresistibly, delightful, permeating, aromas. Erotic osmosis, and their judgement was gone Lifting their hearts, knowing no wrong. The erotic air of the perfumed garden Knows lovers seduce … Continue reading

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Blossom

April blossom; swallows return Late frosts destroy springtime hopes Ah! But hope is eternal

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