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WHY

Posted by ShirleyHallPoet on September 16, 2009 at 1:12 AM Comments comments (1)

Why do we stay

once the children are gone

does habit warm


is comfort zoned


affixed to the pitch

of a curdled tone

a soured note

a love long gone


alone


why do we stay

the curtains fallen

the games a draw

the da...

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IN 2001 SHE DIED (A Mother's Day Memorial)

Posted by ShirleyHallPoet on May 9, 2009 at 2:31 PM Comments comments (5)

IN 2001 SHE DIED


In 2001 she died

it was winter


I have always loved winter

I got a new black dress


In 2001 we buried her

I did the program

the eulogy

the poem

the coffin

the suit for burying

jewelry, underwear

shoes...

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MASTERMIND

Posted by ShirleyHallPoet on May 3, 2009 at 12:14 AM Comments comments (1)

MASTERMIND


he didn’t know

power and knowledge

could be dangerous

that love

of god and country

could

pioneer wars


his thunderous clouds

weren’t meant to rain

death and destruction

shifting plates

weren̵...

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COSMOS AND RHYME

Posted by ShirleyHallPoet on April 16, 2009 at 12:58 AM Comments comments (2)

COSMOS AND RHYME

 

shaded in circles

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Posted by ShirleyHallPoet on February 28, 2009 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (5)

28 DAYS

 

 

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