Category Archives: Summer

MERE DAYS AGO, AN ORANGE SKY

Mere days ago, the sky was dark, mid-morning very orange, with a strange and brilliant glow. The hue made you wonder just on which planet you might be. Distant fires wafted smoke hundreds of miles to everyone around, including me. … Continue reading

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LONG HAUL HAIKU

Heat. Smoke. It’s no joke. Far strange world breathed here and now. Strong peace called to grow.

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RED AND GREEN AND BROWN AND GOLD

There is the red and green and brown and gold, fall shrinking leaves, which people beautifully that pair of Western Redbush trees that, catching slanting autumn light, shone from behind, do kiss my eyes. . . These trees I see … Continue reading

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THURSDAY 30

The square says 30, it’s a Thursday, outside it’s pretty. . . the music felt on earth, in sky and sun and air, in swinging arms and striding legs, singing reflex kept quite calmly, quietly in check, a peaceful break … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SINKING INTO SENTIENCE

Saturday. .. sinking into sentience, shrinking regret and petty penitence, to let heart flower in its way. . . remembering one’s deep importance, as, almost imperceptibly the August day before us glib and glorious dawns, waxes, wanes and shortens, awaiting … Continue reading

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FOG THICK– A POEM IN FOUR MINUTES

A poem in four minutes fog thick that veils the August sky with gray but brightness makes me feel I’m in a spacious and a lively bubble. . . the freeway brushing sound. . . the soaring sweep. . . … Continue reading

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FRIDAY ZUFRIEDEN

Friday and zufrieden. . . a very peaceful feeling. . . a moment sweet to cap in paix a warm and medium-eventful day. Perhaps a momento mucho bueno from right here this August night, to catch the shooting stars according … Continue reading

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SLEEPY, WEARY MID OF DAY

Sleepy weary mid of day. . . summer’s peaked– the year’s no more an up-and-comer, but that doesn’t have to be a bummer, when you relax and ride its ebbing tide and feel how to enjoy and be and do … Continue reading

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JUNE FIREWORKS SOUND

Fireworks sound warm fog air veils the stars. . . Modest the length of the near-solstice night, when measured in hours. . . Then, like Ben Franklin, the June sun is early to rise at its dawn, and then arcs … Continue reading

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GORGEOUS DAY

Gorgeous day, , , windows swung wide open bird song heard and warm fresh air invited in there, although the extended invitation’s mandatory, not an option, it moves and soothes whoever dwells within, So, by good fortune, in the mix, … Continue reading

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