Tag Archives: Night

#416 – “the silence of dreams”

“the silence of dreams”   I scavenge for direction dig for relief toss through my prayers in search of belief   where do they hide, these songs that God sings, these sweet mossy pathways toward answer-filled Springs   where are … Continue reading

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#321 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku      house dirty again shoes and clothes in odd places kids home from their trip      low grumble of cars flat roar of things electric city-style quiet      peeking through branches darkness plays inside the … Continue reading

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#265 of 365 – “bones and lovers”

“bones and lovers”   trees hush ‘round their secrets and brood into the night hiding bones and lovers and old leaves from the light day is ended, felled and shredded for fodder tossed and burned into sleep like a smoky … Continue reading

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#264 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     breath sweet and balmy God exhales a soft embrace midnight summer breeze       ravenous dusk, eats up the end of day, swallows light, makes blue ether       ethereal blue breathes up all … Continue reading

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#252 of 365 – “the greedy light of noon”

“the greedy light of noon”   mist haunts the tree-tops like spirits from the nether   clinging to a transient life dependent on the weather   morning locks her failing grip around a vanishing moon   knowing she will sleep … Continue reading

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#244 of 365 – “amphitheatre nights”

“amphitheatre nights” (listening to music we could hear coming from the Carter Barron Amphitheatre)   on the back steps of uneasiness beneath the balmy kiss of Summer we watched leaves embraced by music dancing in the August moon while we … Continue reading

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#218 of 365 – “husk”

“husk”   a lilting sky blossoms on the petals of dusk   singing with streamers from the top of night’s husk   the flush of sundown melts into dark velvet tones   and the whisper of midnight softens the steel … Continue reading

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#11 of 365 – “smoke”

“smoke”   once again the house is sleeping and I am awake   stowing away behind the silence I try not to break   sitting alone with my darkness as I have for years   where the lush smoke of … Continue reading

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