Monthly Archives: September 2016

Art Class

  Art Class She tends her bandages and reminds Her when it is break time The coffee will have one shot and much milk Gretel always asks her is this my coffee? Every few minutes. Umi  is shredding tiny pieces Sugiharagami … Continue reading

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Autumn Rites

Autumn Rites Autumn Moon shine on you Bless and light your way Autumn sun to warm your bones A leaf strewn hearth where children play . Bright Blessings all rights reserved Veronica Aldous

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The Last Place

  The Last Place Had a gated door, a  flight of steps bounded by the forest Where thin lipped creatures crept along paths Undiscernible to the naked eye, ghosts walking Down alleyways rank with moss and drooping tongues Of ferns, … Continue reading

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Fruit

Fruit Entering another garden The air is different here, suffused With other scents, hot wrinkled fruit Wistful as old baboushkas A clogged pond full of bottlebrush weed The trees hang over like guests Waiting for the dessert… I am not part of … Continue reading

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O’Clock

 O’Clock About this time, I get fearful that you will not arise Go and light the lamp by the kettle Turn off the computer and rub your eyes The trees might be creaking a little Cold rain spattering the window Or … Continue reading

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rescuer

rescuer She fought hard to grip that rock The sea lurching and grinding like a pack of dogs It didn’t understand being so rooted to the ocean floor Its essence was of the drowned And their defeated eyes were its focus. … Continue reading

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Shush

Shush  You said you were giving up, giving in It is your way to fight, you told me Like a small mouse caught up a drainpipe Eyeballs a cat, you’ll be ok. But I’m lost- a whole country Where poverty is shifted about Like … Continue reading

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