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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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Misty Morn

I cannot find today Though it surrounds me It does not reveal itself The sound of breakers Splash against the pilings Rub against the shore The lonesome song of bell buoys Cast about in obscurity Searching for something, anything The … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Mad

When Mother Nature smiles at me And lays fresh linen on each tree Hiding earths infirmities How can I be mad       When tree limbs in new cloaks of snow Where only hints of tree trunks show Bright … Continue reading

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Winter Rain

The winter winds sing To the teardrops of rain That cling to barren limbs Frozen boughs In cloaks of ice Whisper their displeasure Darkness descends Through solemn hours Life suspended, waiting A new sun smiles Crystals dance like gypsies The … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Death

The bear called winter Crouches, waiting to advance Silently it preys Upon a hapless autumn Conquering a season spent

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Winters Ghost

I can feel his touch A chill descends upon me He is in the breath  That forms before me He is in the wind That whispers to the pines Skeletal trees flex their fingers Leaves plummet to their death His presence … Continue reading

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Storm’s Comin

You can smell it in the air Almost taste it A solid gray horizon Dark clouds Trip Hastily Across the sky Orange streaks Peek through rents In the  fabric Storm’s comin Anchored  Restless dinghy’s Rock nervously In anticipation Rolling thunder … Continue reading

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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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Mason Jars

Stored upon old dusty shelves In the bosom of our home Await the bounty of last season Summers yield from fertile earth Through barren months sustain    

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Summer Storm

I can smell it in the air. Almost taste it Betrayed by a solid gray horizon Dark clouds hasten across the sky Orange streaks peek through rents in their fabric Near the shore a restless dinghy Rocks nervously in anticipation … Continue reading

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