Category Archives: Poetry

Tales From The Heart: Dad

Of great character Lovely men earn the prizes Strong and gentle wins Cowards wilt in their presence Fight or flight; laugh while they run Haiku / Tanka   I’ve written a few times about the days of my childhood, when … Continue reading

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Figments Of My Heart

Summer heart purging, it’s like spring cleaning, but the summer haze softens reflection edges without the sweat inducing labour. If you’ve a chance to sit back for a bit with your memories and you’ve grown enough with them to have … Continue reading

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Tempered

Narcissus banished Comforting reality New sweet nothings real Overwhelmingly cherished All storms tempered by love’s grace And, I win. Fabulicious street art, thanks to the wonderful walking & eye spying work of Randall Willis of CreatedByRCW and So, What’s Your … Continue reading

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Killer Words 2

The best weaponry… Continue reading

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Amusements

Toying with kittens Child’s play, like taking candy Fear not wee scratches Little ones playing at big Amusements of life growing RL Haiku / Tanka Writing challenge: Chuckle https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/chuckle/ Photo: Zawadi Mungu, lion dad at Oregon Zoo, Portland

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First Thought

I am the first thought On his mind as daybreak blinks Sunday morning bliss…  Gently smudging pain’s traces Sweetly replacing wishes RL Haiku / Tanka Inspired by the artwork of: aaronpaquette.net and prompted by: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/heal/

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Turning Corners …and Tossing Blanket Excuses

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String O’ Tears

For a friend…. A message, a song, prose of awareness to carry to your fair-weather friend That really great one who utterly love-bombs you, repeatedly – if not ceaselessly Bombards you hard enough to make you forget your own fugging mind … Continue reading

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Gabriel Called, Michael Slayed; When Dreams Haunt

When dreams haunt… The wolf howled as Gabriel neared with message of purpose Michael circles fiercely, commands, demands adherence Know thyself Bear shields warily Wolf brings message of purpose Reclaim your power; believe your instinct The visions turn and turn Messages … Continue reading

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A Strange Cawcophany

The window rattled Harbinger delivery Deep eyes command, “heed” Friends caw with concern Wariness is in order Step back from the sill Strange portents unveiled Holding unforeseen remorse Seeks to change the past RL https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/anticipation/ Photo contribution via Facebook, T Mungo

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