Tag: love poetry

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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New Born Evergreen

Wandering questions before a wooded labyrinth Whisper, asking for a grand theory A cannon filled with run on unpunctuated sentences And questions unanswerable, Heard as whispers in the wind, barely audible! For the life of me I couldn’t tell you who said what or what they said. But that’s the sounds of trees for you:

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Masked Avengers

Cleaved cleft chins, white teeth, braces, pink watermelon lipgloss, and beards all seem ridiculous these days. Behind a mask there’s no way to shine a smile of gratitude to a shop clerk or for someone’s kindness in holding open a door. We look plastic in polarized soundless shock. The cranes fly overhead in t-formations migrating

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