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Flower fall - tanka

curt, sharp-edged light
fells blooms from trees gathering
in an orphaned arc

soughing into pregnant grass
rosy tales of birth and death

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Her Borders Hold My Heart

O God of all creation

O Africa, my Motherland

Bedrock of this world’s creation

O Kenya, heart of Africa

And land of my birth

Bless this our land and nation… 251 more words


Humpty Dumpty Love

Crack me open

like an egg

and what will you find?

can you exist


on the yolk

of me

am I enough

to nourish… 40 more words



Out in the West,
no, not the Far West,

the Southwest
of New Mexico;

you walk in a bar,
and the faces light up.

You’ve one
to two seconds

to go.

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life

I hate to leave
but have to go
there’s no way
of getting
around it

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life

I, Too, Know Why A Caged Bird Sings

gets hot

deep in the south

where water moc

and cotton

slink pink

in white tees
& shorts

a trade… 35 more words

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life