Tag: poetry

Slow

Life on Monhegan just a taste … brought us, me, back to life. The cold breath of wintering hearts. Over. I miss Monhegan Island. If I could fly, sewn feathers -tightly worn… Instead, I sit Dream -a still…small…crawl. I did not meet Judith Pontura. Her book, stacked on a store shelf. The lady, behind the…

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Haiku

Winter Garden 12/9/2017 Act V: lie torpid a winter of discontent laying on of hands I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen. John Steinbeck “The Winter of our Discontent” 12/9/2017 It is snowing this hour. I rushed outside to take notice. Imagined the designs of power. A white…

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With much gratitude

This is truly a heartfelt post. Why? You!!! I never could have imagined sitting here nine years ago. I could barely talk. Was I saying any thing? Perhaps in my eyes you would have seen the pain. I welcomed death. I contemplated suicide. After a year of therapy, my confidante encouraged me to reach out.…

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May. Math. Motivation.

“Math is not my subject of choice but a subject I am subject to.” –Jeanne In order to get through the month of May I need to find motivation, motivation to do statistic’s homework. “The difference between the poet and the mathematician is that the poet tries to get his head into the heavens while…

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Iron Horse

Read a poem. It barely leaves infancy trudging down the track. Take a pause crusading soul. Grapple with the moving words. Churn the wheels round voluntarily hold it in your heart. An alleged mossy carpet ceases. In the distance the horn bellows, a cloud of smoke appears. Let it go. Years later the meaning won’t…

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The Ring

Have you seen “The Hobbit” movie? Or read the book? I have seen the movie but cannot find the fortitude to make it through the book. I cannot read nor write in such a way as Tolkien. In response to that movie, watching the Lord of the Rings seemed a likely road to take, since…

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