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I Am of the Desert--dVerse Poetics

I Am of the Desert

I am of the desert.
The hunger of coyote howls in my bones.
My spirit knows the parched,
the arid earth. 83 more words

Poetry

La Jeunesse--dVerse Poetics

La Jeunesse

Youth – love and laughter
Prime – adventure, love and laughter
Senescence – rest, reflection, love and laughter
My Mystery Poet
(all of the above) 123 more words

Poetry

The Land of My Birth

The Land of My Birth

The wind blows wild on western land,
upending stories told of yore,
lays bare the tales of daring men—
now lend your ear, I share this lore. 382 more words

Poetry

Get Outta Town

Get Outta Town
a Haibun

Lola knew she had to get out, and get out fast. The plaintive sound of the train not that far from home (if she could call it that) flamed her sense of urgency. 178 more words

Poetry

Rock Climbing

There I was reaching the summit where the sun laughed across rocky outcrops. Scattering sparkling giggles of dew upon the grass. My hands reaching out to grasp a branch, a strong arm saying “grab hold I won’t let you fall.” My fingers stretching outward into the splinter sinews of forever. 186 more words

Poetry

The Cloud of Unknowing

The Cloud of Unknowing
a Haibun

Today, strong gusts of wind pummel the desert floor, while on the Santa Rosa mountains ominous clouds hang low, seemingly reluctant to bring much-needed rain to our thirsty valley. 216 more words

Poetry

Loneliness--dVerse Poetics

Loneliness

Gnarly hands finger the fringes of her shawl,
finger the knots as she once she used to tell her beads,
touch the softness as they once caressed… 114 more words

Poetry