What Wind?

Cement pier only five feet high. He
walked out and looking into deep, dark
troughs of whitecapped waves, and wondered what wind
turned the lake so rough.

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The Hating Pendulum

I miss the days when disagreeing
was cause for friendship &
sharing a beer.

I hope I last until the pendulum
swings back to love.

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Facing Spring

Lake Ontario surged dark
& rolling, capped white and
grey. The wind felt strong enough
to throw a man off the pier.
He turned his face from it.

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Hey hey
you you
Get up
Stand up
Pick up
your slim
blue pencil
I need a ride
I need you to
write me over
to the Other Side.

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Guard Duty

Alone within my station
I listen for your voice
soft as ancient starlight
computer filtered safe.

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Your look a poem
Your smile a song
Your beauty
The sinking
Of my reason.

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