Category Archives: Poetry


Upon a whim, while tangled in the early throes of my love affair with poetry, I purchased a lovely little book of poetry from fellow blogger Eric Quinn, of The Rag Tree. Amassunu can be read in one sitting, but that would be … Continue reading

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Fooled by Mother Nature

Fooled Behind the rust-colored curtain, out there in the dark, the squeak of branches, lightly running their fingertips against the living room window, makes me think there’s a mouse in the house, travelling through secret tunnels in the walls, scampering and … Continue reading

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Winter Visitor

  All he’s done is leave tiny black turds in return for some butter to fatten his babies. Leaves succumb frost whitens windshields noses redden and run rain blows sideways trees tremble and he returns regular as Santa. Cold and … Continue reading

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Canary in a coal mine

Fish floating upside-down rainbow colors, pale and stiff damn, damn, Sam I am Time flies Gets away Mail rotting in the box Fish floating upside-down +++++++++++++++++ This poem is a comment on how distracted I get around finals time, or … Continue reading

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On the line laughing; long distance love

I have a new love and his name is Poetry.  I just wrote this one: *+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+ Must Capture Moment   Marty Party On the line laughing Me in my ugly pink chair Curled slightly laughing cradling phone cradling him reading … Continue reading

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