Category Archives: Nature

#411 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku   nature’s cruel hunger raining down into the day swallowing sunshine     insatiable rain consuming all bright colors and spitting out gray     standing in my room praying for change; then I do what I always … Continue reading

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#375 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku    she strikes her match, sets the trees on fire; she can’t help herself; Autumn     body cooling down anger heating up; massage clients that don’t show     two cowboys taken somewhere they can’t escape from … Continue reading

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#369 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku     the future feeding on today’s fiery goodbyes trees crying their leaves       hunger in the swamps of regret; so many ways for your days to drown       bitter moods press in fold … Continue reading

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#349 of 365 – “tether”

 “tether”   there’s so much light that’s travelled years inside the gravity of time   whispering through the shadows of the past it leaves behind   there are no folded up spaces where today can last forever   no soundless … Continue reading

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#347 or 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   a night of baseball marquee game; one of Captain Clutch’s last at bats     air folding neatly into Autumn, wrapped around a crisp baseball field     national anthem celebration: Blue Angels fireworks and pride  

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#342 of 365 – “unbroken”

“unbroken”   still in a struggle I squeezed through the day trying to mold it around me like a lump of my clay the cloud cover broke up my sky into pieces rainfall folded my hopes in its creases but … Continue reading

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#338 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku   through window blinds, sun spills into a crowded sky desperate to breathe      sometimes you gotta take a ride in the sky in a blue police box      clutter on my desk so many pieces … Continue reading

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#327 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   she cried yesterday first day of pre-school; today she started eighth grade       they burn such glory demanding we remember Autumn’s final breath       air sticks to my skin soggy and damp―till a … Continue reading

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#316 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     orange in the clouds trying to stay later than the sun is willing       my money spills out evaporates like water as I dance for rain       fine silver dust falls away … Continue reading

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#314 of 365 – “two hundred miles”

 “two hundred miles”   so many mountains breathing and alive   eerie beauty haunting our drive   roads pulling through trees like thread   two hundred miles to say goodbye to the dead    

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