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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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Poetry

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

Challenges

Humpty Dumpty Love

Crack me open

like an egg

and what will you find?

can you exist

subsist

on the yolk

of me

am I enough

to nourish… 40 more words

Challenges

Albuquerque

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

July
gets hot

deep in the south

where water moc
casin

and cotton
mouth

slink pink
lemonade

in white tees
& shorts

pushing
a trade… 35 more words

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life