Tag: travel poetry

Filming Pilgrims

A well-positioned boy who smokes out a window,
Discarding his amusement for a hummingbird.
His green sharkskin suit, brightly alert –
Dusted by sunshine, weakened with night.
Heartbeats, just over a wing he spots you.
In the span of a wink,
He’s gone from the ledge.

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Lightning struck the tree in the neighbors yard, Last year in the midsummer’s knife we dreamed of storms  Laughing now, loving how Ions sweeten the air.   As slowly you bend to greet the wind, a genuflection of retort, Dull August sunshine laughing back – the cumulonimbus roll by. The wind picks up sticks, twigs,

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Passports

A lifeless traveler fully awakened, The aircraft lands – you’re stirred and shaken. Roots hold on again, once more, Shackled to a cellar floor. They wrap around the casks and mour , Steady and fast to thick, oaken boards. They bow to greet the tastevin, the spoon, The vineyard grew too thin. Shared from a coast once

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