Category Archives: Medium Length Poems

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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I’LL LET NOT DUSK

I’ll not let dusk leave me here in the dust. Nor fall, the steep descent of autumn. I’ll pry the stubborn, creaky door, with late day sun my eye to bless, and I’ll break out and put my feet smarts … Continue reading

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I WISH I MAY, I WISH I MIGHT

A star +++++ I wish upon, although +++++ it’s very far. . . Who knows if it even ever listens +++++ or if it’s deaf, as its point light amid the whirling night sky glistens? Nonetheless, upon this distant star, … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES IT HURTS

Sometimes it hurts when I don’t like and cannot hold that I don’t like the way that I’ve been treated. Hurters don pants, +++++but, others of them, skirts– some bludgeon blunt– +++++some prick with spikes– some, passive hostile humbleness +++++and … Continue reading

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DO NOT LOOK BACK. (WELL, SOME SAY THAT).

Do not look back (Well, some say–that. . .) And, OK yes, I sort of get that forward movement is meant to be our main direction. And yet, you lack if ne’er you do hold up and view the backward-looking … Continue reading

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