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bGuns, Knives, & Talkin' Trash

A cell now a phone
So small and so thin
Back then behind bars
Looking out from within

A 'hoe' once a tool
Not some long lost soul
No wandering for strangers
To fill in a hole

Now guns & knives
And talkin' the trash
Back then bare knuckles
Ten fingers kickin' ass

Then 'weed' was a grass
And a 'joint' was a place
A 'toke' never heard of
Now such a disgrace

The rings went on the fingers
Not the navels and nose
Where else might they go
Only heaven seems to know

Maybe I'm an ole' woodcutter
Out of place and alone
Maybe time to pack up
And just go home
 
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  118.     

bHaiku 747

Quicksand of my life
Neither sucking up or down
Only go side to side
 
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  119.     

bHaiku Or Not

Barefoot in the mud
Mother Earth struggling to fight
In dryer times victory
 
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  120.     

bHappy Is As Happy Does

Happy is the heart

Held by the sea

Calm is the soul

Hearing whispers

Through the trees

Ripe is the wisdom

Riding out the storms

Secure is the marriage

Making many beds

Always staying warm
 
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