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Fall is in the air

Signs of fall breeze by.
Butterflies, sumac’s surprise.
Sweatshirts bloom in gold.


The Day The News Made My Blood Boil

Stating The…

Some things should be obvious.

For example,

you can’t fight hatred with hatred,

and prejudice creates rifts

where we should be building bridges. 302 more words


Day Twenty-five, Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, August 2016

My poem “Prize money shall be equally divided between the Sunset Sisters even though Buddhism can be more accurately called non-theistic than atheistic and Kepler is now aimed at the Pleiades” is among among today’s offerings of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project (9 poets have agreed to write 30 poems apiece in 30 days, to raise funds for Tupelo Press, a non-profit literary publisher). 304 more words


If Auden Wore a FitBit

Stop all the fitbits, cut all the recharging cables,
I do not want know how far I’ve walked,
Tell me not the stories I’ve climbed, 27 more words

Food For Thought


I’ve been staring at these words
For an hour now.
If I wait much longer
They’ll lose all meaning;
Just useless marks on a page
So easily deleted and forgotten.


Dreams in Color

Smother me

in Greenpeace sleep

your autumn kisses

returning soon

delving into

Indian Summer

as the Monarchs return

golden orange treasures

take flight

as the Forests spread their… 39 more words


O Krishna
You are the epitome of love
Of its purest expression

O Krishna
Your ways are mysterious
Its divinity transcendental

O Krishna,
Feeling You is like… 60 more words