Category Archives: Love

Heart Cloud

How much energy can one expend on hate? Pulling an anchor of misinformation Weighing perceived indiscretions Lingering on imagined slights. How much energy can one spend on sadness? Feet wet in a puddle of tears Heart shelved and coated with … Continue reading

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Draw the curtain

    As I draw back the fabric To open the curtain to the day, A blue jay lands on the feeder I stand at the window Cat at my hip. We stare awhile–those inside at out The jay feeds … Continue reading

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The Streetlights

For months the streets were dark, streetlights disconnected Citizens were shadows, businesses uneventful Difficult to see as one rides through the city. Cathedral security  and vehicle high beams the only light puncturing the dark. The streetlights are back on now … Continue reading

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Change

Change can caress your mood Can undermine relationships Can be underhanded Can rattle in the pockets of your mind. Expectations warn of failure, Past failures warn of doom, yet change presses on Seeking new challenges Promising new opportunities Assists in … Continue reading

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Morning Haiku ~ Collection of 6

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COMFORT

Comfort Does not second guess life Does not discard the mundane Comfort Cherishes timid self Taken down from uncertain shelfs   Comfort Does not scoff at liberty Does not seclude one’s love Comfort Caresses issues dear Supports a vision clear … Continue reading

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GRANDMOTHER LULLABYE

I share an evening lullabye With the robin on the budding maple branch With the jay settling nestlings in the walnut nest With violets and dandelions scattered over the lawn While pine boughs gently bounce in the breeze Peaceful humming … Continue reading

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The Victorian

The Victorian was stately, impressive in the yard Many other features were listed on the sales card Obvious potential for those with a good eye and a steady hand Investing all his life savings, he decided to take a stand. … Continue reading

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Rails

The trains burst through the backyards Followed the river’s path Brushed by forest growth Season after season Dependable interruptions You could set your watch to Igniting adventure dreams Riding hometown teams Sent boys off to war Took lovers afar A … Continue reading

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The Gate

He met her at the gate Just a short distance inside, The clouds in the sky were soft That day–white mixed with gray. He first walked through the gate Only 18 short hours before Greeted by others who had passed … Continue reading

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