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  101.     

Funicular (Haiku)

Mountain's misted peak
up and down railway dreamers
passing through the clouds


(Previously published in Borders and Time, March 2000)
 
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  102.     

Ghostly (Haiku)

Lightning break the window
cat arched back in fear
apparition comes


(Previously published in Poems Md, Apr 2008)
 
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  103.     

Glass Houses

Poetry has been
delicate crystal
preciously placed
quaint curio, glass and brass
the far right corner
pedestal and candle
high above the mantle
fine for show and
after dinner chit-chat
champagne and caviar but
so awkwardly
out of reach
impossibly difficult to
take down
grit and fingernail
where
a tattered page
corners cut
to mark
great passages.


(Previously published in The Alley, May 2001)
 
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  104.     

Gypsy Heart

Place to place, always

Looking, city country farm
Or field, some small patch of
Ground to call “home” for a
Time, people passing in and out
Faces of a dream, disappearing
The sigh and moan of found and lost

Taking and giving bits and pieces of
Themselves, each memory a
Locket, worn close to the breast
Belonging nowhere and everywhere
A new road always beckoning
The future always unknown, always

Re-creating itself.


(Previously published in Autumn Leaves, May 2003)
 
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