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Shattered




On a gravel hill

a crane with a shattered wing

stares into the sun.

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Homeless




Midsummer evening—

on a street with no flowers

a homeless man sleeps.

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Wheelchair




Little brown sparrow,

an old man in his wheelchair

scatters crumbs for you.

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Train




Little brown sparrow,

as the night train roars through town

you stay fast asleep.

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earth ~ water ~ air ~ fire

earth
volcano erupts
molten rock lunges skyward
gravity defied

water
water unresolved
hovers between sea and sky
foggy dilemma

air
swirled by fickle winds
tinged by sun’s pastel palette… 22 more words

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Plaque




Little brown sparrow,

the marble plaque is empty,

waiting for your name.

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