Tag Archives: death

Hanging On

unlike bats in covered places brown, dried leaves desperately hang to branches in a sprinkle of cold rain   Wrote this morning while waiting in the drive-thru at Starbucks. Some leaves and people find it easy to release and let … Continue reading

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It Won’t Matter

It Won’t Matter Written by you or not, at the end of your bucket list is the entry:  Meeting with God. It won’t matter one iota if you believed in the shining, pearly gates of heaven and the verses in … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Tour

Yay!  I’m joining a blog tour today, My Writing Process.  Thank you, Michelle Pond, for inviting me. Readers, you can find Michelle on her blog, MAPoet.  There you will find her poetry and a link to her published collection titled I Keep … Continue reading

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Blackbird’s Soar

Blackbird’s Soar on the wings of night moments arise that free the eyes to see what’s broken and dead in life in morning’s light  the blackbird’s soar frees the heart to see living possibilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Written for The Sunday Whirl.  … Continue reading

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Cat’s Growl

  pack your bags ask why dig out the root-cause make a plan to heal by mending in time you’ll miss the cat’s growl you may sleep in rows with bursts of shivering but you won’t visit heaven, yet ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading

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Cemetery Jesus

hawk on the head of a cemetery Jesus I imagine he chuckles at my expectation of a dove ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Linking with dVerse~Poets Pub

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Forsaken

Forsaken I need to illuminate for its impact extracted a horrible price the scene was remote forsaken by moonlight littered by the storm not a ripple in the pool lifeless  and I swear haunted ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Written for The Sunday Whirl.  … Continue reading

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Lies and Angels

cover your mouth don’t box yourself in with lies told on this red clay hill under this silver moon simply know that a pair of angels follow you one of protection; the other of death smile and wave to them both know … Continue reading

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Memorial on Buford Highway

In my small suburban town, Memorial Day,  July 4th, and Veterans Day,  bring flag lined streets.  One morning a few years back, on my way to work, I had a moving experience driving one of those streets…later, I wrote this poem.  Memorial … Continue reading

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