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tamburina danco/Fortnight for Freedom day 1

Poem shared at Poetry Pantry #257 at Poets United (which is not, actually, an English football team).

poem                                                         translation
tamburina danco                              tambourine dance

en la pin-arbaro                                        in the pine woods… 565 more words

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socks are underwear, after all!


socks are underwear, after all!

eating spaghetti with a cattle prod
the small byzantine child asks
mother may i keep this fish head
it followed me home… 405 more words

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fly agaric/Scrivener as a Poet's Tool

fly agaric

this is a picture
of a mushroom
which is poison
it is however quite delicious
choose large ones for grilling
and grease the skillet well… 399 more words

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When the Consolations of God are Small --- A Sijo Poem

When the Consolations of God are Small
Job 15:28-29

The wicked dwell in desolate cities
Ready to become heaps
They are what they are
Neither shall their substance continue… 401 more words

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becoming a dragonfly

becoming a dragonfly

and this is my life
since becoming a dragonfly i float
in the windows of the nobles to steal
their jewels
which i give to the old priest… 332 more words

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Mother's Day Poem

Shared on Poetry Pantry #251

Mother’s Day Poem

Is not the little fishing hut
fishing hut
fishing hut
Is not the little fishing hut
that swims along the shore… 601 more words

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Desperation


Abandoned bed springs, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


through hot desert nights
desperation drives their dance
naked on the springs

~~ ~~ ~~

the rusty bedsprings—
34 more words

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