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In Barren Fields

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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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Balloons

Seducing with their siren song Those who with skyward gaze Watch with childish fascination The dance unveiled above Bright globes of color Greet the sunlit day Sharing a quiet moment Basking in the beauty Of a summer sky Skipping through … Continue reading

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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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Cobwebs

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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Treasures

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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Remembering

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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Memories

Memories linger in the shadows Retracing footsteps of my past Trails I traversed now seem kinder Rough edges by the years recast Loved ones, friends, like crystal sparkle In light of elder days defined The test of time deletes transgressions Leaving … Continue reading

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In Barren Fields

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 are shown Within it’s walls … Continue reading

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