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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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Data Hunt

Each with a goal to reach Personal achievement and recognition Fuel the ambition. Strong opinions match budgets Small voices carry the load, Data hunt via infinite variables Populations boiled and pickled. Until a story worth mentioning tumbles Shining as a … Continue reading

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Morning Haiku ~ Collection of 6

She laundered her words… Continue reading

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SUBDUED MORNING

Grey clouds hang over the morning Creating a midnight blue canvas Sounds of the awakening city hum Buses idle, waiting to capture first guests Tires clap on freeway pavement Early birds sweeten the chorus Towers aglow greet morning shift steps … Continue reading

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Yellow Cab

Yellow cab flashes passes its color through the city carrying unknown passengers to typical destinations.

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Detroit Madonna

The  Lady  stands on the roof of the south tower Now a beacon to those freeway bound Oversized and bright to signify her power Within the church and community hound. Atop the corbelled, carved parapet Her gilding gleams a bright … Continue reading

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Snowglobe Wonder

It is a snowglobe wonder Watching winter streets On a perch Stories high Flakes twirl spinning slowly Descending to the landscape below Landing it powders the blades of grass Skirts the tree roots like frozen organza A flurry of excitement … Continue reading

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The drive to work

The exit signs glow green and white they point to urban streets indicating  my ride in from the suburbs is almost complete. Up the ramp I go, under the viaduct scanning for any misadventure stumbling in the dark. The 1920s … Continue reading

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