Category Archives: Medium Length Poems

BLOW TO MAKE A SOUND

Blow to make a sound. Cover the holes to make it smooth and sweet and round. Tap foot, keep time, hold heart and mind more deep than worded reason or its clever rhyme. Without wry shapes of face or mouth, … Continue reading

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ADDICTION

Addiction. Notice it. . . though you may embrace it, and, at the thought of stopping you court down dirty struggle in the wrangling and pain of un-pluggle, which will strain, burn and chafe you before you can ever come … Continue reading

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GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT, KNOCK WOOD

Gentle gentle gentle into That. Good. Night. Knock wood. Knock wood. Turned inside out, the body-mind the heaven-earth the flesh, the soul is understood. Physical, mental challenged, doing things it never knew it never ever till now could, exhale, inhale … Continue reading

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YOU HEDGE YOUR BETS AGAINST YOURSELF

You feel pinned in. It is not clear which card to play or pot to place your ante in. . . You up it, though, and hedge your bets. You fight a war against yourself. And think you’re bound to … Continue reading

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IN WANING LIGHT, A LITTLE PRAYER

The waning light. In my fright, a little prayer. . . A little blip in field of sight. . . There is benevolence out there. . . And there are allies, and good friends. . . And there are means … Continue reading

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LOVE YOUR HUMAN AND GOD-GIVEN BODY

Love every inch of your human and God-given body, In each way, and in each day it does change and grow. From each silken, silvering hair, even down to that one oddly puffed and side-bent toe, Though you may feel … Continue reading

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PUT ON YOUR JAUNTY CONFIDENCE

Put on your jaunty confidence. . . Because it is, donned in name of all that’s possible, your indisputable best dress. . . this holds true both north and south, and east and west, in Orient and Occident. . . … Continue reading

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