Category Archives: Medium Length Poems

EVERYTHING NEEDING DONE IN ONE SWIFT MOMENT

Every single little thingand big thinglooming, pounding, festeringneeding donein one swift moment. . . this life, this breatheach is a giftthat, in itself,needs no bettering. . . so, be still,or move,however you can find the love,the joy, the fun– and … Continue reading

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MY BUDDY THE BUCKEYE TREE

Oh, broadly spreading buckeye tree, you are my friend! You lay a cozy place for me, where I can lean or climb or sit, and modulate the bright sunshine, breathe, and slowly become one with you, as I linger here … Continue reading

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I WANT EVERY COLOR OF THE RAINBOW

I want absolutely every color of the rainbow– right now, and gotten all at once, and also, each savored plain, all by itself: red, blue, green, purple, orange, yellow. Yet, what this asks of me to do despite snows, winds, … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR THE MOTHER LODE

You’re on the road and searching for that vein known as the Mother Lode. . . And, if its hid vicinity you find, and the gold has not yet all been mined, a freezing river you must enter with a … Continue reading

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SOME OLD LEAVES CLING

Some old leaves still cling, come December rhymes and songs to sing, despite months of beat by bright hot sun, then stormy rain and whipping wind. But trees must somehow loose them, lose them, in the end, to let them … Continue reading

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RIGHT NOW

Now. It really is the only time to craft a rhyme, or better, live life to the spirit, and when it works, too, to the letter, and do what’s here, quite crystal clear, in front of me to do, especially … Continue reading

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EYE OPE TO EYE SHUT

From eye ope to eye shut, and eye shut to eye ope, the sun doth rise and cuts its arc the world round through varied kinds of skies, and then the stars, our sister worlds, and our bright smiling moon, … Continue reading

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