Category Archives: Poetic Musing (Longer Poems)

MISERICORDIA

MISERICORDIA Posted on May 19, 2017 by elainedanforth Misericordia– Sun shines now here in this lovely spot in California. Much of warm light it seems I see– perhaps a sign I’ve taken few steps to malign the precious layer each … Continue reading

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ESCAPE VELOCITY IS HIGH

Escape velocity is high. . . We’re bound to gravitas, our weighty planet, made of water, mud and rock and moss, in such a way that is what is– we did not plan it . . We can build a … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A WHIRLIGIG?

What is a whirligig? Is it invisible? Is it a curlicue? Is small? Is it big? Is it something static twirling or moving fast as orange pumpkins hurling to splatter on a tall ship’s rig? Is it a tiny little … Continue reading

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A VOICE CRIES, A TREE FALLS

A voice cries in the wilderness. A forest tree tall falls. Will any stand in readiness? Will any stand for anything at all? Will we scale (or fail) the slippery slope? Is any of this easy?– Well, yes. . . … Continue reading

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REARRIVALS

Hands. . . hearts. . . story strands. . . sweetest trips to foreign lands, and even sweeter rearrivals, upon return to that home place that was my start. Clever tricks with rubber bands bare toes run through gritty sands, … Continue reading

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THE MOVEMENT OF SPRING

The blooming the twittering the looming the jittering, the buzzing the zooming the rising, surprising, pop buds , and pop eyes-ing, the growth that we love and are loath to adjust to or bust to, the wind billow, bent willow, … Continue reading

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WHAT CAN I SAY IN FIVE MINUTES?

What can I say in just five short minutes? Why comes the punishment down on one who is innocent? It’s an imperfect world. . . yet, we all must live in it. Though the surface shows bare, there’s actually riches … Continue reading

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