Category Archives: Nostalgia

Graffiti Sky

“Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.” Mia Kirshner

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Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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In Barren Fields

Originally posted on Ink lings:
In barren fields where once was grown Golden wheat in springtime sown Still stands the barn from long ago The ravages of years it’s foe For seasons of neglect atone The whims of natures force…

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Sentry Of The Harbor

Silently I stand and wait At ready to vituperate Those who choose to test my might And the flames of war ignite At peril of their fate Try thee not my granite wall  Lest thunder from my cannon fall  Upon … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

A shattered rainbow Kaleidoscopic crystals Placed by Gods hand Seduced by the sun Molten colors spill upon the floor

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Spittin Out The Seeds

There was a time when summer just wasn’t summer without eating a slice of ice cold watermelon.  Once my brother and I knew there was one in the house, all our attention was focused on convincing our mother that to … Continue reading

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Up creaky stairs in the attic Dim light through grimy windows Dances on cobwebs Forgotten treasures   Protected by the dust of years Huddle in silence Maternity clothes Stored in anticipation Of expectations never met Ebony discs Etched with music … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

I know not of this feeling, that dwells inside my breast This bittersweet sensation that will not let me rest It started with a smile you threw, one day when you passed by And lingers long beyond that time, and … Continue reading

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In my mind there is a box that no one ever sees It contains my treasures, it holds my memories Often I will look inside and I will taste again Something that I once had done, or someplace I have … Continue reading

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Rolling down a grassy slope Educing screams of pure delight Making pies composed of mud Erecting castles in the sand Magic puddles lure small feet Bugs of all design examine Energy without remission Rainbows arch to tease the eye Innocence … Continue reading

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