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Eventually – this poem explores one of those moments when life changes unexpected. When an unknown future looms ahead it can be frightening, but unpredictabilty can force us to examine ourselves, can lead to recognition of a supressed spark within which, when nurtured, can lead to a more fulfilling life.

Eventually I’m wildly volatile wildly untamed. Wildchild, your eternal rebel. Down with left-brained order! Rightmindedly I cling to chaos whose wholeness doesn’t dissolve my freedom. Don’t define me and lose my ambiguity. Don’t desert me; don’t diffuse me. Choose me … Continue reading

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Spring The frog’s song swells in puddlemelt. Listen! Earth is drinking. Birds stir and the world begins building its promise. All is not done yet.

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Moonflowers – a short poem. All the photographs used to illustrate my poems are my own. The photos were not my inspiration, but I chose them from pictures I’ve taken over the years because they illustate the image or sentiment expressed.

Moonflowers Pale and purple hearts twine together under the moon like faint hopes firmly rooted. Tentative tendrils of shy passion weave a vital tune. The quiet deep song seeps slowly from their hearts and kisses the ghostly bloom.

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Stargazer. We all have flashes of clarity; this poem represents one of those moments.

Stargazer She’s the stargazer— wonder-eyed flower child. Discord doesn’t faze her. In it she sees the contrast of our potential harmony. Starlike, her laser glance penetrates deceit, and from defeat she gathers starflowers of awareness to scatter at our feet.

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