Posts tagged ‘poems’

Extinction

  STOP listen to the warning dwindling compassion obliteration of planet What is our future?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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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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  moss clings to Buddha statue cowbell rings finches congregate to eat days pass seasons do not last small changes peaceful exchanges garden provides refuge from…

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  looking at her paintings in the gallery she remembered  young girl on the way to school learning from street graffiti   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  walking stopping the  exhausted warrior turned around gazed at his foot prints then tossed his weapon into the snow   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  relaxing in hammock smoking pipe drinking beer watching bananas grow   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  sprinkling tear-drops continuity lost cold like winter frost     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  recycle the bin What information is chosen? keep the minds frozen   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  simple Go stones placed tactically on wood board devour silence   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  worn out hiking boots I just keep moving along soaking wet but strong   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  warm mid-morning Iguana getting suntan on backyard stepping-stone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  spring blooming frenzy bromeliad flower spikes stand at attention   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  hot weather is here daily afternoon rainstorms bamboo on steroids   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  chop chop chop & slice always taking is not nice sneaky like scared mice   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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  midnight bandits raccoons having koi dinner sashimi by the pond   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  hatching sea turtles marching towards the ocean no baggage just instinct   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

CLXXXIII

  they come they go do not succumb to undertow maintain steady flow   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

CLXXXIV

  sitting on beach towel drinking fresh squeezed lemonade watching tide come go   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  loudmouthed old blue jay cold hungry eyeballs empty seed tray   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  early morning bathe  cool holy Ganges River brings contentment   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  cool under palm tree young man repairs fishnet continues tradition   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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    The Trader always glued to computer screens charts data news feeds today on top next day bleed wears the best threads custom made Italian…

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  hoisting mainsail leaving harbor for unknown I light my cigar   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  humble on my knees casually pulling weeds  garden comforts me   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  spider crawling on wall rain stopped bananas will grow tall rooster calls   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  my favorite pastime surfing top of storm clouds that float through the sky   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  hacking sugarcane scorched fields farmhands feel pain only boss man gains   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  my boots gently placed on stoop  garden duties done time to watch moss grow   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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    polished marble floor we danced tango once more then left separate doors   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

CXCVII

  leaves fall daily  endless raking I learn patience   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  the fisherman pulling net from sea his weather-beaten face displays simplicity   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

CXCIX

    small shack tin roof heavy  rainstorm I will sleep good tonight   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Please Do not be hurt Your work is better than mine I just played the game   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  locked away nice and tight  key buried deep inside your soul of bitterness   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

CCII

  Shaving her tan legs Hot bath Foamy cream Sharp blade Relieves stress of day   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

CCIII

  catching butterflies warm spring morning sunny sky she began to cry   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  washing dishes by hand scrub & dry plates forks pot frying pan my nightly relaxation   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  Ten Thousand Islands Dropped anchor under stars We made love on sandbar   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  all night with headlamp scribbling poems among tombstones no longer alone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Shackled by ego Possessed by hollow treasures Mankind Rots away   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Cold analysis Conflicts with intuition Causing great pain   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  Gulf of Mexico shirtless  barefoot on sailboat no place to go   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

CCXII

  box of macaroni and cheese few slices of bread six pack of cheap beer alone & old resting my bones tomorrow holding on to shit…

CCXIV

  Freshly poured cement We put down our handprints Forever together   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Faceless Nameless Ghosts Frantically All night Stock shelves Kowtow to machine   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Standing Top of hill Screaming “I’m in control” No one can hear you   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  all day summer heat scoop scoop shoveling feeding beast Boss Man controls the speed these tired feet growing old my grave will provide rest I…

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  You are the greed prophet Look Emptying my pockets Is this not enough?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  Tap Tap Tap The Keys Dr Pepper & coconut rum Typewriter  Me Deep in fantasy   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  bottle of wine home gourmet dinner discussing politics explosive sex handcuffs always win   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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    during conflict erase from mind  possible loss creating path to victory     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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    South of Equator shoe box room one bed one desk one chair spinning ceiling fan  I’m covered in sweat scribbling poems     Copyright©…

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  dark room  everyone gone I turn off the switch to my mind     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  the couple never take the trouble to make own mark instead schmooze and lasso another horse to ride     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  fried potatoes onions peppers a couple of eggs topped with vine-ripe tomatoes fresh squeezed orange juice my land provides breakfast I enjoy while sitting under…

Haiku #263

    Gentle butterflies Haphazardly surf the breeze Every moment free     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  The Coast Low flying planes  Fast boats Movement north of coke Dangerous Very cut throat Stopping flow has little hope   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  came to USA with baby on her back all she owned in sack met poor gringo out of school decades gone by from  first kiss…

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  looking back so much time vanished teeth grind chip chip away  peace of mind failure only thing I could ever find     Copyright© Edge…

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    she’s right there prepared to vacuum up everyone’s mess   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  riverbank my special place sit watch troubles float away   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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chewing her nails holding baby waiting hoping  husband working day labor will come home with a few dollars   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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    7 chickens vegetable garden banana mango papaya trees tough times smiles in the household we are well-fed   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

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  pink tie white suit black polished shoes fake Rolex short on C-notes always concocting next get rich plan     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  two months supply of Jasmine rice scribbling poems next to gas stove dust continues to accumulate   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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   I laughed back in 2006 experienced   society’s tricks dead end job work until I die Should I say thank you? grateful for my gifts…

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  you look directly into the camera confidently tell me you have all the answers What do you know about my life? every day I scrape…

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snorkeling lights in our hands observing coral under crystal clear ocean reaching for the stars     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  powerful rain the gutter working hard  fertilized heliconias today tomorrow explosive  growth I will sleep well tonight         Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  coconut tree succumbs to hurricane winds I watch slow motion fall life taken no one’s fault     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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  Charity photos Use disadvantaged For elites advantage Enhance the brand Today’s Inequality  Scam       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  he never smiled we drank our beers stepping down from bar stool he wished me luck and mumbled “my cane my only friend”    …

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  It is a cold, wet, and windy night. I’m inside my warm shack relaxing in an ancient recliner, reading a book that is falling apart,…

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  on my knees  clawing into the earth looking at my dirty hands heart soul working the land   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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  promises float away like clouds How many times? standing alone patching together Hope crushed by the same stone     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  low tide collecting shells searching never finding perfection     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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    eternal  frustration chasing after other folks crumbs   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  40 years grinding mind numbing job now lost in fog     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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    Old Lady waves her wand a plenty stirring the pot same ole same ole plot following the cards her daggers always sharp    …

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    The Peruvian Convinced her to move some snow She hit the jackpot Until the prison door closed     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Had life by tail Cold stainless steel table Doctor looks pale Not even close to bail Feels like a forced sale     Copyright© Edge…

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    I love Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches Hush Puppies and Beer Yes I’m raised in Deep South Always wanted to get out Tried hand in…

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  Pretty lady  Came from Haiti I met her in Miami Smiled so easy Talking a few moments Calmed me     Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  like a carpenter who cuts wood each piece from the same saw repetition creates indoctrination and control of the people     Copyright© Edge of…

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  cool day I sit in the sun watching butterflies play     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  running  fast faster looking back FEAR right there will not disappear       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

CCLXII

  reaching on her tippy-toes she became agitated realizing contentment cannot be picked from a tree       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

CCLXIII

  cactus sits still slowly grows non-aggressive yet defensive protecting the home     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

CCLXIV

  days shorter nights longer methodically excavate deeper into my unexplored brain         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

CCLXV

  unconcerned with yesterdays or tomorrows Birds eat drink fly sleep procreate survive       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…