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Grasslands

A poem inspired by two people: Rumi – ancient poet extraordinaire Craig – Grassland Scientist and almost poet, but nonetheless extraordinaire and a photo… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I see you there, underneath the sky, that huge and glorious high. And in-between, a … Continue reading

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You Rock

Unlike the rose, whose life is all too short; whose beauty, transient, strikes the heart with olfactory refrain, intoxicating ache, to caress my right brain with melancholic pang, you… you resist the tides, whose rhythms, trying to change, never seem … Continue reading

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Rose Petal

You came to me from rose vermilion red; so rude and flushed with health you seemed to be. I was surprised when I discerned instead your disposition was no longer free; that, whilst you were so moist and soft, I … Continue reading

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Sixty

Imagine if you will one day in nineteen fifty one a babe was born, a girl, and a special life begun. When she was two, but why would anyone resist the apple of her doting father’s eye and her mother’s … Continue reading

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Listen with Mother (Nature)

(for the Birds in my life) Neither birder nor a twitcher, me, I’m listening now to nature’s voice, and one who makes it like a breeze, as she observes and listens, makes her choice, identifying birdsong in the trees, by … Continue reading

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Message from Mother Earth

I woke to feel no breath, as if at birth, so I could hear the breath of mother earth. She heaves with sighs of lives foregone, reminding us we need to change our song, review the wiles of new invented … Continue reading

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You Called

You called; it was from somewhere far away. You called to say hello in your sweet way. Not so much with news but how you’re feeling; our talk was so much more than just appealing. You called to say your … Continue reading

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