Tag Archives: poetry

Losing a Dog

The Loss of a Dog The loss of a dog claws open the heart; time’s flimsy patch papers, forever scratches and bleeds. The loss of a dog spawns belly screams choked into silence by social nicety gulped down by unsatisfied … Continue reading

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Are We Un-Evolving?

Are We Un-Evolving? Head down, eyes occupied with intimate moments on tiny screens, we no longer stand upright and fail to notice the menace approaching, fangs bared and posture threatening, ready to pounce and do us in. Senses overcome from … Continue reading

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Invitation to Evil

Invitation to Evil The lie at center stage occupies expanding space extremities weaken, norms crumble foundations totter, unsupported the ground folds back upon itself                  in blood-red ribbons the brain reels as unreality repeated rules unchecked.

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Lost Canyon Adventure

After graduating from college in California, we moved to Michigan, where my husband started law school.  The weather there is bitterly cold in winter and so hot in summer that life doesn’t seem worth living (before the days of universal … Continue reading

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Resolved: I Will Be Ruthless

Resolved: I Will Be Ruthless or The Ruthless Reptile Sheds her Skin No crime drama just an aging woman’s search for herself abandoned on the shifting shore of accommodation lost in the dryer with the single sock neglected in the … Continue reading

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Elixir of Ornery Moose

October 2016 It’s rifle hunting season in the Colorado mountains.  We – that includes dogs – wear orange clothing and patrol our mountain property, hoping to protect our moose, deer, elk, and bear.  Two weeks ago, during moose archery and … Continue reading

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Is Poetry Hard?

I I saw this sign recently outside a local restaurant.  Is poetry hard?  Not for Bob Dylan.  Being enigmatic, this sign evokes him.

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Academy Makes Magical Choice

Bob (Nobel Laureate for Literature) Dylan Words weave their magic soft voice of power spins spell Dylan wins Nobel  New York Times article on Dylan’s Nobel win some of Dylan’s influences

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Flycatcher Green

FLYCATCHER GREEN Welcome whistler better than sticky paper cheeps from nearby tree

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Bluebird Blue

SURELY BLUE Strong but soft rich but subdued quietly sure not cobalt not royal not baby but bluebird deeply serene cerulean blue

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