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gathering clouds

We did not notice their coming. Eyes fixed on the apex, minds on the map, our breath shortening to the point of discomfort. Stopping then and turning to the east, sucking in salty ozone breaths from the wide flat seascape below. 151 more words

Writing Challenges

Peach of immortality


new year has circled
peach tree scratches bare faced moon
first dream of the hare
you run east with the west wind
my body cold as late snow… 107 more words

Writing Challenges

Tanka Experiment

ocean swirls and churns
feelings thought dead resurface
rumbles of desire
tides wash out unconsciousness
deposit new embraces

My first knowing try of this “female” Japanese form. 32 more words


Only OM

Certainly not violins and strings
could be doves cooing
even the sound of one hand clapping*
against another’s;  pat-a-caking
with the baker’s man or echoing… 109 more words

Writing Challenges

A penny for your thoughts.

A Lucky Penny.

Key word Jar – 44 words

Being all alone in this wide world

Discarded, dropped or thrown away

Your lowly value seems so unwanted… 29 more words


Eternal Symphony

silent in its softness
LOUD in its absence
musical in the unspoken, unsung
lyrical in expressive wisdom
harmonious through the world’s dissonance
BIG BANG of creation… 29 more words


While You Were Sleeping

You tell me that I talk in my sleep.

Well so do you,

and both of us,

we sound insane.

Like crazy people

because you… 143 more words