Category Archives: Poetry

Brussels Sprouts

Originally posted on John Malone:
Tight-fisted , they are hard as knuckles and spoiling for a fight   as they tumble like marbles on to the floor , little green foot- balls begging me   to sink the boot in…

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My Conception

As I sat staring at my computer, contemplating what to write, noting several “Must-Read Celebrity Stories!” on my home page and tracking the labored progression of a particularly fat squirrel up the ornamental beech tree outside my window, while obsessing … Continue reading

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If I were?

Originally posted on Rumenations:
If I were A stray? Would you Take me in Lost? would you Find me Someone else? Would you Respond this way Not me? Would you Take me back To return? Would I be allowed To…

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Who Am I?

I considered my smallness, and said, “Lord, I am nothing. Who am I that You should even notice me?” And a still, small voice answered, “You are the one who asks the question. And that is not nothing.  It is … Continue reading

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Clouds

What are they trying to tell us? Then again, maybe it’s not so much what they’re trying to tell us, as what we’re trying to tell them. “There is divinity in the clouds.” ~Lailah Gifty Akita “Clouds in the sky … Continue reading

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You Know What They Say

“You know what they say…” I’ve heard all my life, and I’ve often wondered just who They is, to know so little and stir up such strife– without them the world would be in bliss. Then it happened one day … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Originally posted on Ali :
No matter how bleak the winter No matter how bare the tree Still, in spring, each twig Dreams big. Silver tips Bud, Unfurl: Emerald curl; In sure belief of summer’s sun, yet to come, A verdant…

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