Category Archives: Poetry

The Noise Of Failure

I had never heard of Bill Holm until I ran across this poem the other day. It’s entitled “August in Waterton, Alberta”:: Above me, wind does its best to blow leaves off the aspen tree a month too soon. No … Continue reading

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monkeys

if my mind was in a creative mode i’d write a poem about a thing perhaps of leaves of red and gold (though we don’t have so much red) or winter sunsets that fade to black so quickly that the … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Lesson Count

What is it about us? That we never learn what we learn? Wear your seat belt Don’t do drugs The count goes higher What we know we tell to those who will one day tell. Don’t play with sharp things … Continue reading Continue reading

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Spring Haiku

Warm sun, gentle breeze Azalea blossoms watching Two swans on water Seed into flower Like one thing to another Flower into seed Continue reading

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Words

I found your words where you left them Floating disconnected near the path you walked Where you tossed them carelessly Once you were done, Once you had wielded their edge I think somewhere you might want them back They expose … Continue reading Continue reading

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