Work ethic

Work drains
pounds of flesh
from broken bodies.
Blood, sweat and tears
leak from pores
of shrivelled skin.

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Micropoem #1

Fall’s mulch is
No less a
Metaphor
For
Decay
Than Spring’s first bud is
A signal of a
New day

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prayer

i can fold my hands a thousand times

on a thousand different nights

and never pray

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Cages

The bird caged for years
Unseen were her tears
when open was left the cage door
she noticed no more

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Words

I love ’em
Would do anything for ’em
buy ’em ice cream
send ’em to Maui
arrange conjugal visits with their prefixes and suffixes
Words–I love ’em!

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Red Bud

upon gnarled black boughs
in vernal tidings amok
sway ruby red buds

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Quantum ripples

It was though reality, seeing the wall as it truly was, like a lake of raindrop ripples forever frozen in time.

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