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The Flower Lady

And there upon a stool she sat With well worn shoes and floppy hat Petals from her basket fell A bouquet in her hands to sell Flowers for your love she said With quizzical look and tilted head Your lady … Continue reading

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Nightfall

Nightfall is the intermissionBetween today’s performanceAnd tomorrows prospects

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Days End

As the sun wanesKissing the treetops goodnightThe forest grows silentAnd the day surrenders

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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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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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A Christmas Trilogy Part II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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Puppies

  I watch him waken from his nap Stretching, rolling, finally standing He looks about Searching for his newest challenge The little tail in constant animation The stubby legs running, stumbling Chasing all that moves A brief pause to sample … Continue reading

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Fractured Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, it’s told In a castle on a hill Lived a lonely Princess Alas, she lives there still It seems that her prince charming Left her to opine About her unrequited love Left dying on the vine … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Yesterday retreats Hiding in the shadows¬† Fading yet clinging ¬† Like a frightened child Slowly the grip weakens Wrenched free by today Relegated to days past Diminished by time We turn to face the future What lies beyond The reality … Continue reading

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Perplexed

Second hand is now recycled Pre-owned is what was called used What was thrown away recovered Some wear and tear was once abused How we strive to change the verbiage Make things sound much more like new When in fact … Continue reading

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