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Turning Leaves

Posted by blynd_poet on September 19, 2010 at 8:06 PM Comments comments (1)

Summer ends,

the warming heat cooled by Autumn’s breath—

turning leaves of vibrant green

into Nature’s canvas of livid color,

reds, orange, browns and yellow

explode to the ground as confetti on New Years eve.

 

 

And with an intoxicating smell

some say of cinnamon,

a perfect pillow of tranquility cradles your body

as the cirrus pass swiftly by, waving

creating shadows on your bare stomach.

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Sitting On A Fence of Indecision

Posted by blynd_poet on July 31, 2009 at 5:33 PM Comments comments (4)

Sitting On A Fence of Indecision

 

 

Perched atop a fence

I contemplate the world’s woes,

a visionary of sorts.

 

Affixed safely on this rail

waiting, anticipating my next move

as to which side I fall today.

 

The wrong side foreign,

because I time it so—

deciding just in time, to be on the right side.

 

But the fence has failed me,

through...

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Mother's Manna

Posted by blynd_poet on July 29, 2009 at 6:49 PM Comments comments (3)

Mother's Manna

 

 

Mother's manna forms

not as miraculously as some think,

and feeds no one here--

unless feeding the mind counts.

 

An uneven balance, of sorts

hunger fed with empty promises,

a decaying, from inside out

healing only what deserves your attention.

 

Retracing tiny footprints

outlined in yesterday's dust,

hidden, within an addict's shadow

17,...

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Do You Remember...

Posted by blynd_poet on July 19, 2009 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (3)

 

Do You Remember…

 

 

…when things were simple?

like when we painted rocks

in the backyard garden—for mother

or watching the clouds pass,

lying on our backs in a sea of green,

a wind blowing ...

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