Tag: poems about nature

Pet Rich Ore

(Dedicated to chemotherapy) I feel a sense of aftermath, In rivers, lakes and ponds. Fog, water’s mystical state Lifted the ground up by noon You can do the math: What’s left over after a storm? Storms send a distinct message Precise, yet misunderstood. They instead try getting attention By bringing up from the roads An

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Eventide

Riding passenger side, I snap shots Winding up, down in front Stability taking on long exposures. From the back seat youth mocks Our separated falconer’s aging grace. Two instant polaroids, twins Destroyed by pictures of memory. Precious and precarious, sliding There once, here once, Then at once gone again. Right heel dug into the floorboard,

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Follow the Queen

Ladies wearing smart suits
Tahitian pearl chokers
Rhinestone bangle bracelets
Bengal tiger-print hot pants.
A real mistress
Ends in a whisper
Her knowledge sits stuck
In the back of a cab.
Like all irrelevant souvenirs.