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THE OLD LADY DISCOVERS FACEBOOK

AND OFFERS A SORT OF APOLOGY

All you want to do

is touch.  It used to be easy,

while winnowing grain or stalking beasts. 155 more words

Humans And Other Animals

TESS

(Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite)

She set aloft smooth on her slim white rocket

into the blue air above the sea,

the shape of fire around her like wings. 28 more words

Humans And Other Animals

No weather lasts forever.

Even this craziness, this winter

that doesn’t want to end. 

The sun is still up there,

above the heavy clouds.

There are currants driving the winds. 124 more words

Humans And Other Animals

Nie mój cyrk, nie moje małpy.

~Polish aphorism

But this is my circus: 

the bareback rider dancing in perfect balance 

between the prancing horses, 

the spangled artists on the flying trapeze.  77 more words

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NOT POETIC

~after a discussion with fellow poets about the uses of euphemism 

If shit’s not a poetic word,

then how about excrete?

How else can one describe what’s left… 50 more words

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BLACK CAT ZACH

I am the only one who spells

his name correctly:  Zachariah.

He appreciates that, and rewards me

by losing hair on a patch of his belly, 43 more words

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WE HAVE NO WORD

. . . for that feeling when the car pulls away

carrying the children home and the house 

is quiet again as it always is now… 102 more words

Humans And Other Animals