Category Archives: 5-7-5

AtoZ: B ~ Help is on the way

big bullies, beware! burgeoning bodybuilder bares baby biceps B is for bullies. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, haiku-ish) with the … Continue reading

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AtoZ: A ~ not far from the tree

apples are adept at alighting alongside anchored ancestors A is for apple. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, but not necessarily … Continue reading

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Fleeting Flowers

They are blooming now, the cherry blossoms. I see them on FaceBook and Istagram. I know they are across the river in city parks, and up the road six or seven miles in the neighborhood where I used to live. … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal: Blogging from A to Z April Challenge

April is always a challenging month on this blog. I am of course referring to the blogging/poetry challenges that take place this time of year. For 2021, I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, where one commits … Continue reading

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rainflops

gurgling downspout serenades my sleepless night I long for crickets

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late harvest

Sunday school teacher white-haired and diminutive lessons lost on youth.

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inaugural

First fire, then calm hues. Look to the sunrise this day. Hope dawns for us all.

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downpour

thunderbolt black sky lightning flash flood waters rise tears fall from on high

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life song

play all the octaves highs and lows create the score melodies of life

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capitol

tear gas, shattered glass; bloodshed, no shred of honor. Winter in my soul.

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