Posts tagged ‘Poetry’

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  plants need to drink ancient vessel leaks happiness is what everyone seeks however humans suffer Who controls the switch? faith  continues  to make its pitch  *…

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home in the shadows waiting alone wife cries while  husband  sitting at the bar washes down reality  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With…

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falling clutching onto failures all the way down  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition |…

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boondocks sitting in a shitbox cross gate arms down watching train roll by wish I caught that ride any change will improve life  * Find More…

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STAMPED “Bad Luck” always jump on the back of wrong truck struggling glue no longer holding fragments together misery goes on forever  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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sidewalk busy intersection pacing around and around and around hysterically scratching lottery card the lady stopped raised her arms called out over and over and over…

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park bench silence a man sat next to me and said “all I have left is my mind Can you hear the chimes? that magnificent sound…

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prey on those living in misery crush disadvantaged use legal system for advantage accumulate luxury frivolous things ego sings fool peasants with razzle-dazzle free pass for…

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regurgitate history today Does it even matter? morality deranged climate change technology on speed train Who has the power to slow it all down before society…

DXL

give just a little take a lot you always ask for a doggy bag extra packets of sugar in the pocket scrapping leftover bits from your…

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I no longer perform in the circus useless try harder What for? the puppet master keeps the score taking his cut constant hunger in my gut…

DXLII

followed by ducks the fisherman walks chewing betel nut content spending most days sitting on the bank casting his line into the river  * Find More…

DXLIII

Dark room Bright Aquarium Some fish swim this way Others Swim that way Who knows correct way? * Find More Poetry HERE * eBook | Travels…

DXLV

her soul desires more masquerading as a whore grinding on selective flesh  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories…

DXLVI

bike stored in dark shed tree frog resting on cushy seat everyone deserves comfortable place to sleep  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With…

DXLVII

No tan lines Shell necklace Bazaar purchased dresses Collects feathers Wanders No commitments Only Men and Women With Savoir-faire Are Her Conquests  * Find More Poetry HERE…

DXLVIII

Slo-mo Kava Bar 60’s and 70’s music on tap Small crowd Everyone Laid-back  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DXLIX

Tired Injured Lost  Spider Crawling  Inside crack of walkway Fire ants mobilizing Nature  Does not pick favorites Gargantuan Lizard  Quickly moves in Snatches  Spider While Fire…

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Trapped Eternal hallway All doors locked Hardly stand up Tenacity undone Time to succumb  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Tiny beach hut Leaky cold shower Hammock out front Island tan Fresh fish in frying pan Tap Tap Typewriter keys Other Days Swim in Caribbean Sea…

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Covered with dust Like everything else Malfunctioning Antique clock Hangs on wall Reminding me of lost time  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DLIII

Surrounded by crosses and rosaries Elderly lady Spends remaining days Reading worn bible  * Find More Poetry HERE *   The Photographers’ Kiosk Service Directory  *  Book…

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Childhood cut short Frail in chair She Quietly Moves Rocking toy horse Back-and- forth Back-and- forth  *   Find More Poetry HERE   The Photographers’ Kiosk Service…

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Humans Long ago Said goodbye Roaches barely survive Remnants left behind Photographs fading with the time Another planet New galaxy Destructive cycle Is the reality  *…

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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 World’s…

DLVIII

Pick cucumbers Slice Mix with rice vinegar and salt Stimulate appetite Multiple course delights  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DLIX

Woman Hauling Water Uphill Smiling Gestures If I would like a drink  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #258

Fresh bird seeds fall sprout Sunshine and rain pull the chain Doves walk feed from ground  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

Haiku #257

Tall trees block sun Late afternoon shade controls day Price old garden pays  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DLX

Alone No Mobile phone Listening to ocean waves  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DLXI

Foggy morning Man Walking on dirt road Politely Asked me “Which way Today Can I find sanity?”  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DLXII

Long drive Cannot……. Get it…… Out of my mind Feast on silence Feel heat on pores Wait no more Need to visit a friend Someone I…

DLXIV

five millennium Sphinx unmoved by mankind continue to march towards downfall  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Colors gone All I see is grey Nothing clear I’m Engulfed In smoky haze  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DLXVI

Long fall Down into well Clawing Stuck in hell Waiting Hoping This will pass Calm returns To Disappear Again  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DLXVII

Leaving No farewell Wear the mask Seamless Transition From Slum To Corporate world  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DLXVIII

Droplets of time Pleasant Unpleasant Just droplets  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DLXIX

3 a.m. Walk around garden I hear movement Cannot see anything They are out there That pungent animal smell  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Sun saying goodbye Standing on pier Low tide Observing Gentle Stingrays Glide By  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DLXXII

Wind blows Ficus leaves fall Completely cover ground I accept nature’s gift  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

DLXXIII

Quickly With precision Cardinal Lands Feeds Leaves Seeking Refuge in trees  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Lost Injured Bee Crawls Along Pebbles & stepping stones Determined To find way home  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #256

Dirty hands and knees Treasures inside of a box Assortment of seeds  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

DLXXVII

drip drip drip slow motion days sweeping weeding pruning sun rises sun falls watching the moon soon time for bed  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Haiku #255

Soft breeze falling leaves Spider constructs new web Dove lands on Buddha head  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DLXXIX

Middle of October Hot Southeast Florida day Fresh squeezed orange juice Bananas from tree Swinging in hammock Butterflies drift around me  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

DLXXXI

Make the land work for me Building West side fence From Bamboo Coconut tree fronds Travelers Palm dried bracts  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DLXXXII

Squirrel Fell hard One meter from my feet I looked at him He at me Embarrassed Squirrel Scurried back up palm tree  * Find More Poetry HERE…

DLXXXIII

Dusty antique chair Stained glass window Light cigar Memories too far  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

DLXXXV

The way we roll Two old crows Wearing Tilley hats Pushing Two wire carts One & half blocks To our local Walmart  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

DLXXXVI

Every night Sitting Under Hot shower Slow pour Bottle of wine She washes away Demons Floating Inside her mind  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Seeds Plants In the ground Mulch & love Spread all around First planting of season done Soon Homegrown Vegetables In Salads Wok Slow Cooker Oven  *…

Haiku #254

Cool breeze rain starts to fall Slumbering iguanas Do not seem to care  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DLXXXIX

Sunset Birds settle comfortably in nests  Squirrels nibble on last bits of corn Morning More caterpillars born  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DXC

Another Slow business day Shopkeeper Engulfed  By  Magazines and newspapers Eats a microwave meal On a chipped plate Internet controls fate Scraps Scraped off  For  Pooch…

DXCI

Sitting on rickety wood chair Cigarette hanging from his mouth Pool shark Observes Opponent Sink 8-ball  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

DXCII

Followed By marching ducks Child Leaves Behind Homemade cookie crumbs  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DXCII

Church Choir sings Soon New Supreme Court Justice Takes his seat * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

DXCIII

room cluttered with knickknacks small cracked mirror old wedding photos on the wall the widow sits alone watching black & white movies  * Find More Poetry HERE…

DXCIV

Looking At her art In the gallery She Remembered The young girl On the way to school Learning from street graffiti  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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The Mannequin Always Sits Back of the room Hair is shoe polish black Facial skin pulled back 2nd hand threads Pressed Dated From way back  *…

DXCVI

The WHAT-IFS Send Mind Adrift Up Down Back and forth Lock all the doors Frantically Crawling On the floor Dirty sheets Time to change the bed…

DXCVII

Party over Nothing left Except Few Crumbs On Paper plates It is now late Everyone Moved to another place  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Tattered gloves Two young boxers In the street Momentous dreams  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018…

DXCIX

The Gigolo multiple times a day admired himself in the mirror, until he no longer adored what he observed.  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Shack Entrance Cat Sits Waiting For Rats  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DCI

Flat tire Truck driver Talking on mobile phone Rapidly Moving jawbone Pacing in circles On side of freeway  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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1st light Fisherman Puffing cigar Eyes bloodshot All night at the bar Prepares Boat For Another Day At Sea  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Two visiting parrots Interrupt  Early morning silence  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Lounging on park bench Long grey hair Scraggly beard Homeless man Embraced his transistor radio Like most prized possession  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DCVI

License states safe driver. She always keeps holy book on dashboard.  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

DCVII

Worn out Construction worker Sitting on busy sidewalk Feet stretched out Boots untied Enjoying Brown bag lunch While Cars and people Hurry by  * Find More…

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Two men Rocking back & forth Chewing and spitting tobacco In no hurry Quarreling over politics In America  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

DCIX

First day October Smidgen cooler Windy day Hurricanes So far Not coming this way  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Greasy spoon restaurant Finished breakfast Old lady Pulls out mirror Smears on lipstick  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DCXI

The Missis Fried eggs and ham Biscuits in the oven The Farmer Sitting on front house step Complained to me About this season’s crop  * Find…

DCXV

1 hour later Riding Steering Ass and back hurts Still Trying To become friends with camel  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

DCXVI

Giggling While small fish Nibble on my feet In Atlantic Ocean  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

DCXVII

Fisherman In small wood boat On calm lake Casts his line While Drifting Aimlessly  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DCXVIII

Sitting in recliner Hand holding up my head Just read a couple more pages Before I go to bed  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Shoveling In the pit Dirty Sweaty Work day labor Does not pay well No benefits All I can get  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Single mother Holding her baby Walks into church Lights a candle Prays Makes a wish  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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Independent Coconut tree Grows In its own direction  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DCXXIII

Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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No more swagger Covered in soot Long ago Dreams Crushed Under Elephant’s foot  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DCXXIV

Ignore Negativity Stake claim Spread wings Like crane  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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The Dandy Walks off the bus Gracefully Opens his umbrella Strolls Like he stepped off a private jet  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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Large cup of Kava Stumbled outside Found wood bench Took a nap  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

DCXXVII

Egypt Call to prayer Camel and man On the desert sand He kneels down to pray  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Pelican feeds Small fish breed Baby sea turtles Take off into sea  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

DCXXXI

Three tall trees In the snow I’m not alone  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Floating rubbish In the sea Why do we pollute earth consistently?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

DCXXXIII

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  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…