Tag: love poetry

Grief

Sometimes we become broken,Cracked wide open andRise above the livingLike storm clouds.Calling to us with distant thunder,Electrifying our bodiesWith bolts of lighteningAlighting the skiesWith nature’s sobbingHer way of bereavingHeavy with the water of grief.When her wind picks us up that’s The time I rise to attend to my garden,Through eyes unable to discernWhats weed for

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Soul Drunk

“Don’t wait” the first Invitation*, states.Subject and verb meantWhat I heard: it’s my turn.These wasted times,My healthy days numbered Counting crows in a line.Life and death married And birthed you together So don’t wait for Tonight or for daylight When winds kick up a messOf better yesterdays.Sour mash in a dirty glass Ice diluting the

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The Voyage of May Flowers

Pulling from the highest shelf (Hoping no one noticed) A book labeled too provocative to leave behind:“Dead & Pretty”How they once sipped water through stems From beneath the clean garden soil.I sit on oak old chairs at Along library table with hearts carved by keys Holding initials of what love leaves Turning pages of pressed

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