Category Archives: Poetry

Let’s Call it, “Phoetry”

Blossoming Love Showering her gifts To all who pay her homage Sweet, pink abundance #cherryblossom #windshield Warrior She was still and sang Calmly embracing her peace As the hawks circled #mourningdove Hiding in Plain SightLuminous greetings As Luna peeks through sunlight … Continue reading

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Capturing Spring, an Ode to Grace

It’s a beautiful thing, watching our yards convert and conform to the winding of the world.  I think this is the real new year in motion. It inspires my hopes for personal growth in a good way, in as much … Continue reading

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She Sings Me Peace

So this sweet little miss visited me the other day… Subtle little friends Warming the gloomiest days Love’s slyest bounties Haiku She sang me his blues One flying monkey, fallen Washed out on new shores Vindication realized The music of … Continue reading

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I Looked For You

    I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just … Continue reading

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Three To Five Lines Of Love

I’m just a little ahead of the curve on the upcoming odes to Eros, Cupid, and Saint Val, but one might say my small poetic offerings aren’t much of an ode to hearts, arrows, & small flying angels anyway. What can … Continue reading

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North Pole, South Pole, Same Dream

Christmas wish lists filed Reverse climate changes now Santa needs a home RL Haiku Photo: Stanley Park, Christmas Lights Display 2017

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The Phoenix Seeks

One was too saintly, the other mystifyingly, overly wanton but, the muse that had once stood in front of him, caused him the great distress of having to choose between them. He couldn’t have loathed her more for that. She … Continue reading

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Minute Misery; Haiku

Forlorn longing sighs Spring’s promises to Summer Pivot toward dark Weak, last ditch appeals to Sun Spring promised; prolong our youth RL Haiku/Tanka Inspiration & Photo credit: Autumn Alps by Le Drake Noir  

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Another One Bites The Dust

Poor girl didn’t heed Cries of the already drowned Smothered; false kisses Warnings lost in hard pursuits T’was never hard to know you ……………………………… Mad-hatters shape shift He becomes every dream Magical threading Weaving so under your skin Never releasing … Continue reading

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WANING TREASURES: Colour

The diminishing days of summer begin to tug at my only-just-now-relaxing heartstrings. I’m not ready to give up the heat, the light, the energy of the extra sunlight; not where we live anyway. We live in a rain-forest and not … Continue reading

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