Posts tagged ‘Hermit Poet’

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Sitting in recliner Hand holding up my head Just read a couple more pages Before I go to bed * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Shoveling In the pit Dirty Sweaty Work day labor Does not pay well No benefits All I can get * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Single mother Holding her baby Walks into church Lights a candle Prays Makes a wish * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Wall built to separate us Block by block We chipped away Nothing Stands In Our Way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Independent Coconut tree Grows In its own direction * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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No more swagger Covered in soot Long ago Dreams Crushed Under Elephant’s foot * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Ignore Negativity Stake claim Spread wings Like crane * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Snake charmer Wanting More Rupees While  I Closely Photograph Increasingly Aggressive Indian Copra * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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The dandy Walks off the bus Gracefully Opens his umbrella Strolls Like he stepped off a private jet * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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Large cup of Kava Stumbled outside Found wood bench Took a nap * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Egypt Call to prayer Camel and man On the desert sand He kneels down to pray   * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Pelican feeds Small fish breed Baby sea turtles Take off into sea * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Not long ago Families Gathered Together Around TV Now Everyone Solo Moving Thumbs On Smartphones     * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Three tall trees In the snow I’m not alone * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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Floating rubbish In the sea Why do we pollute earth consistently? * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Moss hangs low from ficus tree Slow grow No place to go * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Outdoor Fish peddler Must Sell out Each day Or Perishables Rot on the tray * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Haiku #253

Sound of garden gong Birds sing drink eat seeds fly by Silent butterflies * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Empty beach Tourists gone home Sitting on chair Eating green seedless grapes Watching tons of Sagassum Wash onto shore   * Who is The Hermit Poet?…

Haiku #252

  Drops summer rain Heliconia & gingers No longer thirsty   * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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I’m slowing Not yet folding Termites Keep going Who will be first? I pass Or Shack Collapse * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Practicing Mindfulness Observing Ants Dance On Terrazzo Floor * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Slices of time Journey unfolds How much can we control?   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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He has lived a very long time Learned early to block out negative vibes Consistent Slow paddle Walks away from most battles * Who is The…

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Same old Same old Gather at the watering hole Suck it up Never Enough greed Keeps them high Like speed………………………………………………………………………………………. Days Weeks Months Years Until coin…

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    Souk Shopkeeper Offers Tea Staff Rolls out the carpets Only For  Me Gentle Haggling Soon Tradition  Will disappear permanently     * Who is The Hermit…

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    Coppersmith  Pounds  Metal All day long Creating Souvenirs Sold to tourists Keeping Traditional Craftsmanship Alive Allowing Workers to survive * Who is The Hermit…

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Tangier International City Cavernous hotel bar  Full of unusual characters Barely remember Was it her smile and perfume? Or Exotic African & Middle Eastern music? *…

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Rode Ferris wheel Round and Round Never looked down Plenty of honey 1/4 ashes Midlife Looking back Great ¾ Forget Disasters * Who is The Hermit…

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California Works Copacabana Beach He provides Gringos Beach chairs Food Chopps Caipirinhas Introduction to a female friend is FREE Great time Hot sol South of Equator…

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Working the land Hands in dirt Clipping Raking Digging Cutting Planting Harvesting Spending as much time in garden as I can * Who is The Hermit…

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Bending down Pulling weeds Picking up Gigantic Sea grape tree leaves Natural Garden Exercise Relaxes Me * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Not much today Sitting under coconut tree Resting in shade Drinking pink lemonade Watching Atlantic Ocean waves * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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First morning duty Barefoot Sweeping All 187 Stepping stones That Form Winding Pathways Throughout Zen Tropical garden * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Everyday Wears White Tilley hat Multicolored braid Walks with a cane Slowly crosses A1A Sits in chair On beach sand Next to lifeguard stand Writing short…

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Big Boys Control Pipeline Minnows Wait in line Begging For Scraps * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Stack up like CBS blocks Recognition Across Boards Falling on slippery floors Leading to locked doors Build fortress Everything else could become worthless * Who is…

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I write to keep my mind occupied. If not, I would need to go outside. Jump On Escalator Pretending  I’m rising Keeping pace With the tribe…

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Twist Turn Jab here Jig there Testing How far I can throw the line Get up cleaning off dirt Hey Dude “You have holes in your…

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Church bells ring Nearby Cemetery Gravestones Stand still Down below Decomposed In permanent homes The occupants No longer sing * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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The Temptress Lured Me Into her domain We made a deal I lost Now I’m secured with rusty chains Kneeling Eternally Hers * Who is The…

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Scraped barrel clean No more suffering Everything OK you say Glad to see you’re on sunny side of day I’m still covered with acid rain * Who…

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Climbed the mountain When reached the top Did not like what I saw * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Gravel path Lizard Gingerly Maneuvered Around Snake Catching Summer Rays * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Midday Digging holes Feel worn out Stop Chew on three chunks 100% cacao Rejuvenates Me Back Digging Planting Two Royal Palm trees * Who is The…

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Stuck Under Monstrous Rock Clock Goes Tic–Toc Tic–Toc         I                  Cannot        …

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Frail woman Worn dirty clothes Chewing nails Resting on cement bench Looking Far away Maybe for a better place * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Guatemala Walking on dirt road Boy Carries basket full of wood Followed closely by his dog * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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I’m Under attack Summer rain Termite wings On Between Typewriter keys  * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Always Alone Sitting on garden swing While Delicate White Frangipani Flowerss Fall around her * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Solitary Pine Tree Stands tall  Edge of cliff  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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I made a visit to a traditional Chinese herbal doctor for my constipation. The old physician said: “Take snake gourd and you should be 10 pounds…

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Seagulls Gather around While First Mate Fillets Today’s Catch Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Seeking Immortality I allowed poisonous serpent inside Moving Growing Rising Like The tide Too late Cannot change my mind  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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  Flashes of the blues This is all new What’s up? Holding metal cup Begging for help I can use * Who is The Hermit Poet?…

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Worn hands Holding onto shovel Stuck into ground Gardener needs rest * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Polished black shoes Pressed clean white shirt Red power tie The middle-aged man Proudly stands at bus stop * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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Holding last three balloons One by one He releases them to fly away Bows to the crowd Walks out into the night Lights up his corn…

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Little Havana Miami Waitress Distributes Cups of Cuban coffee With assembly line precision  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Walking Stopping The exhausted warrior Turned around Gazed At his foot prints Then tossed his weapon Into the snow * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Las Vegas Cards, cash, chips Neon, glitz Around the clock delight Stay up all night Food and booze galore Never a bore Street touts hand out…

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Dressed in black The men Stood in line Collecting Rain checks Exchanged Later For peace of mind  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Hanging Cracked African Mask Looks Back At Me With Sarcastic Laugh * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Punch the clock All-night Unload On the dock Eat cans of beans and spam Drink beer in the can Trailer has a roof leak Clogged kitchen…

Haiku #251

Cloudy sky need rain Lone cactus ready to drink Suffered long enough  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #250

Tree Frog sits waits Camouflaged on travelers palm Nibbling all–night * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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  Summer Heat Rain Cutting Bamboo Endless Supply Building material From Tropical garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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  Susan Everyday Cleans the cages Feeds Her Many Lovebirds Who Fill the void Of Not able To find a good man    * Find More…

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  Soaked in sweat Scorching September Sun Burns Impurities Out Of My Body    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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  7PM- midnight Every night Reclusive Hollywood actress Crochets Helping Her Forget Past   *   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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  Morning Feeling Blue Strolled Outside Took a long view At Laughing Buddha Now alright  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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    Cusco Peru Old Hand Tomato Seller Stuffs Bills In her bra    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Years go by Watching Old Man Palm’s Beard Grow Topical garden Teaches Patience Let life flow * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Heavy summer rain Backyard Under Veranda Smoking pipe filled with cherry chocolate tobacco Drinking Dr Pepper & coconut rum Feet soaking in warm water & Epson…

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Climbing Top of fig leaf Lizard Looks around Resembling King Tropical garden  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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She Gossips Complains Like Old Woman Washing Clothes In the river  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Do not try this today Different time Different upbringing 70’s Fort Lauderdale-Miami drug scene Father Raised during Great Depression World War II Served under General Patton…

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Standing at corner gas station Across from railroad tracks Wearing tank top and blue jeans Waiting To be chosen For Day labor job  * Find More…

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Mid-fifties Red cheeks & Nose Dermatologist said: “Rosacea Take antibiotic pills” I said: “NO”  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Decades of experience Steady hands Chinese Acupuncturist Inserted Needles With Quick Precision  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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Damoen Saduak Floating Market Locals Tourists Buy & Sell Meet & Greet Holding firm to tradition Against March Of BIG BOX Stores  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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  Canoa Quebrada Proud Teenage boy Tossed his net Into the sea Catching Camarao To bring home for family * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Jericoacoara Mid-morning Small wood boats Arrive Fishermen Haul Baskets Full of lagosta Onto the beach Bargaining with restaurateurs  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Extra-large hot pot of water Rice stick noodles Soy Sauce Chili Paste Ice cold beers Reading Edgar Allan Poe’s 842 pages Complete Tales & Poems Not…

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  Immersed in tropical garden habitat Wearing my straw hat Slowly Spreading Fertilizer around plants While light summer rain falls * Find More Poetry HERE BACK…

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  Yucatan Peninsula Mexico Lying in hammock Cigarette hanging from mouth Soles of feet badly cracked The fisherman Mumbled To his dog Stop Licking Bottle of…

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  Fort Lauderdale Las Olas Bridge Small cove West side Intracoastal Waterway After-school The young boy Sitting on seawall Watching Anchored sailboats Dreaming Of Pirates Life…

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All day in the hot fields Long ride From back of truck The man Tossed Bunches of bananas To his partner Standing on the ground While…

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Cambodia Angkor Barefoot Young monk Wrapped In orange robe Walking Quietly While Peddlers Loudly Hawk Souvenirs To Tourists  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Last hurricane Avocado tree Broken Halfway point Slowly Strangled By Aggressive Unforgiving Vines   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018  

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  Wake-Up Check online live Atlantic Ocean beach webcam Surf calm Sun bright Everything just right Make a quick bite Hop on my bike Ride to…

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The Tyrant Wrapped Himself in religion Accumulated Power Jailed Undesirables Ran up debt clock Currency nosedived Economy soon could collapse    * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Midsummer Hot Afternoon Tropical Garden Nothing moves All hiding in shade Except lone crow Loudly Complaining Water trays dry  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Just before sunset Swinging Slowly Back and Forth On Cedar Wood Swing Sipping Chamomile tea  bit of honey Observing Birds’ last feeding Soon I go to…

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Dwarf Buddha Belly Bamboo Grows  Slow Unique texture Canvas that is homegrown    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Relaxing Aware Great White Heron Stops For refreshing dip In shallow water    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Weathered Terracotta pot Half full of rainwater Miniature birdbath Frogs splash Mosquito eggs hatch    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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2 p.m. Fort Lauderdale Beach Drinking Pink lemonade Sitting Under large umbrella Watching Heavy rain come down Parade of tourists Do a runner Twenty minutes later…

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Now mid-fifties Trying To clean up eating habits Considerably Breakfast Fresh Squeezed orange juice Oatmeal Topped With Chips of almonds Shredded coconut Wheat Germ Blueberries Wife…

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August night Tropical garden Soft Easterly Atlantic Ocean breeze Lighting small candles Surrounding Black marble Buddha I begin to meditate    * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Sunday Afternoon Hot charcoal briquettes Sprinkled with Jack Daniel’s Whiskey barrel smoking chips A couple of filet mignons Wrapped with thick maple bacon strips Ice cold Heineken…

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  Praia Copacabana Rio She said “Bon Dia” Nighttime dancing & caipirinhas Short time motel Kisses & “tchau”      * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Carrying plastic bags Full of groceries The pregnant mother Slowly walked up the long stairway While her two other young children Followed closely behind    *…

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Keeping her mind sharp, the ninety-three year old lady, spends her days solving crossword puzzles and nights putting together jigsaw puzzles.    * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Digging deep into the sidewalk trash can, the shabby dressed man found a copy of The Wall Street Journal. Stepping onto the city bus, he sat…