Tag Archives: poetry

Still

Surely this is all still part of anniversary grief.  He was brilliant, but more than that, he was infinitely imaginative and kind.  My forever friend, you are always welcome to dream with me, and tell me everything. 26 April 2016 … Continue reading

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Sharing

Here is a recent poem I just shared at my favorite poetry blog, Scarriet.   As soon as I had, I felt a little guilty for not posting it here.  Well, I can fix that! I don’t know if you’ll be … Continue reading

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Little Tears and Wings

Today was fine and clear in the afternoon, and I walked out and looked around. Along the main road, I followed an empty lot that was just dry gravel, no pavement. Beside it, I watched for a long time a … Continue reading

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Feathers on Scales

According to some traditions, the soul at death is weighed against a feather. And feathers, by other, more recent traditions, evolved from scales. 4 November 2015 4 New Feathers on New Scales You lift up your throat: It’s constricted by … Continue reading

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All Souls

Something different happened last night:  My two usual poetic measures combined.  They weave in and out of each other here, which may make a first reading a bit stilted.  The lines do scan, if the right emphasis is found. The … Continue reading

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Next to Promised

13 October 2015 13 Our Next-to-Promised Land Little fingers gripped my hand so tightly all last night, they left a set of tiny, bleeding-under-skin remarks. We’re born bereft of why we ever want to wake up here and see this … Continue reading

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Rising, Just Steadily Rising

This has been a blessed day in a blessed market town.  New, this is, as new as can be: 20 September 2015 20 Rising, Just Steadily Rising The mother of all of us—rivers and branches, and dry twigs and leaves … Continue reading

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