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Couplet for the Solstice

Sun goes up and sun goes down. Lips like yours need never frown.

Text: Linked to dVerse Meeting the Bar. I am hosting and the theme is couplets for the solstice. 10 more words


Breaking Free

“We’ll know as children again all that we are
destined to know, that the water is cold
and deep, and the sun penetrates only so far”

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Poppies all have lost their bloom.
Summer heat is here.
With such brightness even gloom
Is smiling through its fear.

Text: Linked to dVerse Open Link Night… 14 more words



Don’t get tangled up in stuff
While dreams go their ways.
Giving all you have’s enough
To lighten shadowed days.

Text: Linked to dVerse Poetics… 24 more words


On the Edge of the Abyss

“So I sit on the edge, wagging my feet above the abyss”

–Jim Harrison, “Bridge,” Dead Man’s Float

The sun doesn’t have to shine

nor the moon to glow and hum…

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You stitched yourself a world

of patchwork panels

hanging crooked from one another.

A cobbled mess of this and that,

the tension off in the needlework, 18 more words


Stone Seed

I lost the end of myself somewhere near the start,

among the scattered sheets of blotting paper

sprung up on iron girder stalks.

Parchment alliums staked out like skeletons, 70 more words