Author Archives: Sabra Bowers

About Sabra Bowers

Poet / Blogger / Writer

Broken Pieces

searching shelled pecans for broken pieces of goodness leaving wholeness for later   Advertisements

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Tribute to Mary Oliver

Mary, Mary, Mary through poetry your noticing became mine My poem was written at a Spirit Play session with InterPlay Atlanta. Photo of sunset is a photo I snapped in my front yard.

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The Fare

it is fair to say the pair felt the fare was outrageous to pare the fare one of the pair took out a knife to pare his pear the falling peelings sent an unmistakable message which the cabbie quickly understood … Continue reading

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Secrets

secrets can change lives sharing them can, too choose carefully which secrets to share which to hold close which deserve a new story each choice has its own value choose carefully Written in April 2018, many months before the Supreme … Continue reading

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Senses

What I’d give       to smell your aftershave      to touch your hand      to see your face      to taste your mouth      and hear you laugh again    

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Likes and Dislikes

I detest jealous bosses, hateful gossips, and the routinely late. I like old graveyards, flower-filled window boxes, and secret doors. I cherish sitting for hours talking with K.   My poem Likes and Dislikes came up as a Facebook memory … Continue reading

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Ancient Text

a crow’s cry cracked the silence Sidra emptied her cup even in this dark space she saw that the calligraphy was tinged with red wine a strap bound the ancient text she wanted to tap the secrets of this fragile … Continue reading

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New Place

desiring a new place to set it down to set me down could I see my old place with awakened eyes with a new story does needing a fresh start require a new place or would a divergent story suffice … Continue reading

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Figs

looking through my kitchen window I notice my fig bush has grown several feet since last summer I can no longer pull down the top limbs to harvest the ripe, brown fruit when contemplating my figs, I usually think of … Continue reading

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Soar

his stomach knotted as he recalled the pattern his thoughts tightened as he climbed the graveled path he had trimmed his plans to keep them simple and low-key the ocean spray calmed him as he walked the cliff’s edge suddenly, … Continue reading

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