Author Archives: Sabra Bowers

About Sabra Bowers

Poet / Blogger / Writer

Waiting

In the courtyard, ravens sitting on the backs of seven white lawn chairs circling a white table. Waiting for lunch.

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Soul Scars

Our mother’s anger Blood on our legs and backsides With scars in our souls

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Wind

Written July 15, 2011 ————————————————– Last night in my backyard The wind traveled high Danced in the top of tall trees While shorter trees stood perfectly still

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Dining

I want to dine on the balcony of a city apartment on a street by the sea. Seasoned sea scallops Sparkling mineral water Green avocado

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Writing Practice

March and April given To Goldberg’s writing practice Lost my ability to poem ————————————————– ————————————————– Wrote in July, 2021, after taking a Zoom class with Natalie Goldberg. Wrote two versions. See below. ————————————————- ————————————————- Spring wild mind given To Goldberg’s … Continue reading

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Questioned

Gestures, expressions Convey a different message Truthfulness questioned

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Curved

Walking the unstraight path offers divine beauty and space for thriving. Photo of my front walk taken after a rain in summer 2021.

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Love Heals

When animals are sick, they stop moving, stop socializing, and stop eating. Give them plenty of love because many times love can heal. I am worried about The Big Boy, a neighborhood stray. He doesn’t easily warm up to love. … Continue reading

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Xmas Colors in Summer

———————————————— The green of Dogwood Red of Japanese Maple Coleus on my porch ————————————————- The letter X was a secret symbol used to say you were a member of the church. Chi (or x) is the first letter in the … Continue reading

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Cicadas’ Songs

Rocking on the porch Cicadas’ songs surround me Feeling underwhelmed

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