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Autumn - (for Dad)

for Dad  (1915 – 1997)

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It’s a long, silent fall

into the days where Dad

is spoken in past tense.

He was tall

like autumn shadows - 46 more words

Poetry

Instinct

How hard it is to see

the highest mountain for the trees

until we hear the ancient knock

of thunder sky and molten rock.

We tear away the mossy veil… 51 more words

Poetry

Ivy

(just another oldie – revised)

Her roots are caught

in rock-bound earth

but her dreams coil up

the weathered trunk

of an old elm tree. 44 more words

Poetry

Knot

(from 1995)

Would it not be

a greater love

to silence keep,

to hide one’s heart

when it is fettered

sneaking past

those greater dreams, 41 more words

Poetry

Answer

She pleaded to the gods,

let me make love

to the trees in your forest!

But they were silent.

And so she implored them again, 65 more words

Poetry

Acolyte

Moon, like a giant lily

floats in bloom

on the surface of night.

It is then we remember

that without Sun

we’d never know Luna… 12 more words

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To Hop a Train

She finds the old footprints,

follows them past mothers

with splashing children,

past men and dogs

chasing sticks in waves,

past the log

where he changed the lens… 66 more words

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