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When I hear this sound that awakens me, intimidating its way into my cloistered night, I write…


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“NOT LIVE WITHOUT”

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It is on my desk

dry, almost petrified, the rose;

Something I didn’t want or expect

He gave it to me unexpectedly one day.

It pricked my finger.

Blood drops trickled.

A mirror of future twice more,

my blood fell.

Things I didn’t expect or want.

I told him, “no”!

Later I told him more.

I sat back and hoped he’d go.

Now we are alone!

I am always his rose;

and that’s all he’ll know.

Something I didn’t know or expect;

but now could not live without!! …

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“AS THE IVY TWINES”

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Tangled vines on the ivy grow,

Intricately vast,

Twined around,

As if afraid to let go…

When one breaks loose from,

Its tongued tangled home,

It sprouts forth a leaf growing,

In its own existence,

At last free to roam…

Let us learn by watching nature unfold,

For as in all living things,

We too, have our time to be.

Knurled and knotted,

We must go.

Only then can we find the-

Freedom to grow,

To be who we are;

Let out stories to be told!! …

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“THE RIVER”

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I start as a drop, flow as a trickle,

Develop into a stream and gushes a fall.

Dancing down as a Brook, growing like a lake.

I keep flowing and flowing, becoming as a river.

I sometimes flood, I sometimes dry,

Causing people who depend on me and my misery.

I sometines quench the throats of the thirsty;

Invigorating lands which produce plenty!

Men and women, old and young,

All creatures dirty and clean,

Bathe in my bosom-

To enjoy my ever nourishing milk.

I am called Amazon in Brazil.

I am called the long Nile of Egypt.

I become the Sacred Ganges of India;

Raved and worshiped by one and all.

I flow to join the ever big ocean,

Which is always my final Destination,

Which is always my resting place;

Where I have no limits,

No barriers,

No boundaries and no end!! …

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“A POET’S LULLABY”

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Who are the ones who wrote poetry about everyone?

Do you know who everyone really is?

Did you know that a poet thinks of everyone?

Everyone includes you and me…

Have you ever met a poet in everyone?

Could you ever understand how they thought?

Did you ever cry, when reading their poetry?

Did you know what was real or not?

You know a poet can make you think just about everything.

From cats and rats and children and friends;

Of the sky that is red and yellow and burgundy;

To the lands of greens and browns and shores.

Now a poet knows love more than anyone.

With some their tears filled and ocean or sea.

But their hearts are true and pure like the diamond.

And forever is spoken with their words.

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“BETWEEN HER RAINDROPS”

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Awakened by the steady rhythm of rain

gently pressing on early morn.

Eyes focus slowly to windows

drenched with March rains.

Soft clouds move quickly.

Beyond hills sprinkled

with a scattering of white

from a late spring snow.

I smile, the patter of rain

now soft and white, swirls

on weeping winds.

Racing to cover the newness

of velvet green, spread wide

by nature’s plea for beauty

in His given world.

I sigh in wonderment

as springs timeless renewal

fashions her magic dance

between her raindrops!! …

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“LOVE IS A VERY SPLENDOR THING”

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Your eyes intoxicated

my eyes

with their warm waves.

Yet your eyes intoxicated

another girl.

I thought love

is a vey splendor thing..

But I see now that

your love is for someone else.

That I am without love

that I was without love

that I’ve never had love

that I never had someone to love me.

Now I have money

chalk

marble.

But my money wouldn’t spend

that my chalk wouldn’t write

that my marble wouldn’t roll.

Now the intoxication of your eyes

with their wild waves

have turned to stone

but stone wouldn’t throw.

I finally realized

that love is not a very splendor thing.

Not for me!! …

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