POEMS BY MOONPHISH

stuff that leaks from my cranium

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"PROMISE" HAS TWO SYLLABLES

...and 'trust' has only one

4 LINE POEM

in short...

A CRHISTMAS SNOG

have yourself a dyslexic little christmas

A MONUMENT, MARMOREAL

beautiful. but cold

A NOTE OF MUSIC

give me an A
Cherry

A SIMPLE GIRL

easy as pi

ACRONYMS

fun word play

ADAM AND MOLLY

the science of love

AFTER HOURS

love after death ?

ALBATROSS

squawking

ALL THAT'S MISSING

a love letter

AMONG THE TREES

actually written among trees

ANT FARM

a picnic, spoiled

AWAKENING

new beginnings

BABY OIL

sound advice for new mothers

BABY STEPS

until your heart can run

BAPTIZED IN LOVE

new beginnings

BAROMETRIC THERMOMETER

technical terms involving poetry confuse me

BE WISE

happy new year
Cherry

BEAUTIFUL MESS

for her

BEAUTYRESTS

slumber like lumber

BEND THE LANGUAGE

just don't break it

BETWEEN THE LINES

two poems in one

BETWEEN THE LINES

Happy New Year

BIBLIOHOLIC

hello...my name is moonphish and i am a biblioholic

BIBLIOHOLIC

hello, my name is alvin and i am a ...

BIG BILLS

the rules of attraction

BLACK HOLES

now where did i put that ?

BLUE DICE

and blown money

BORBORYGMI

rumbly in the tumbly
Cherry

BRAILLE

touching
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BRIDE OF PINOCCHIO

a sequel of a sort

BRIDGE OF LOVE

people really do this....A LOT

BUILDING SCARECROWS

protection from predators

BURR BENEATH MY SADDLE

a cracked kind of country western lament

BUTT HURT BLUES

always loved the phrase "butt hurt"

CAPRICE

based on a dream i had
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CAVE DRAWINGS

for the ages

CHAINS OF GOLD

gotta keep it simple

CHAMELEON

changing one's colors
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CHESSBOARD

bear in mind that a child can easily beat me playing checkers

CHICXULUB

history lesson

CHINA

well heck

COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT

be happy with what you have

CONFESSIONS OF A HOOKER

secrets of the trade
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CONSTELLATION BAR

hang out with the stars

COUNTDOWN

insomnia

COUNTERFEIT

what is real ?
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CREATIVE JUICES

whine making

CRICKETS

do they bug you ?
Cherry

CURTAIN CALL

where does magic go when it dies ?

CYNICISM

oh really ??????
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DANCING ON GOD'S FINGERTIPS

this all could end in a heartbeat

DANCING ON HIS GRAVE

Sergei Diaghilev

DEBARKING

one word...two definitions
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EXPLODING PEN

a true story

FINGERS IN THE AIR

admit it...you've done it

FLICKERING GHOST

a difference of opinion

FORGETTING THAT I'M ME

wht if ?

GRABBITY

science made fun

HITCHCOCKIAN

autobiographical

IMPOSSIBLY KEPT PROMISE

overcoming adversity

ISLE OF AUDRA

a sailor's tale

LIFT YOUR EYES

it's not a crime to grow old

LOST TOURIST

based on a true tory
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LOVE DRIVES YOU

sometimes love drives you crazy

LOVE VERSUS HATE

hate versus love ?

LOVING YOU'S LIKE BREATHING

i don't even have to think about it

MAINTENANCE REQUIRED

just a thought

MIRACLES ANONYMOUS

coincidence ?
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OH

most troublesome word since "if"

PERFECT A

for Audra

POETRY AND PAINTING

alike but different

POOH CREEK

also known by other names

PREACQUAINTED SOULS

continuity

PROSPECTING

getting to the bottom

SAINT VITUS

in vitus in

SALT AND PEPPER

togetherness
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SALT WATER

H2O
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SAY THEIR NAME

it's easy

SCRAPS

...become a quilt

SINGING STONES

non fiction
Cherry

SKELETON PIANO

full circle

SLIPSHOD

Adjective (typically of a person or method of work) Characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization. (of shoes) Worn down at the heel.

SUNKEN TREASURE

delving

THE BABY'S RATTLE

the joys of a plaything

THE FUNCTIONS OF EYES

look at me

THE GIANT'S SISTER

it's all relative
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THE SKUNK AND THE ORCA

an unlikely combo

THREE FLIGHTS

for Danny...a true story

TUBA CZAR

upon seeing a license plate that said TUBAZAR

TUNNEL OF LOVE

the tide turns

TWO HUMAN HEARTS

two hearts are better than one

TYING THE KNOT

let's do it

WE ONLY HAVE FOREVER

time stands still

WHAT MAIMS US

shaping

WORDS THAT FLOW

rivers, blood, drool

WYOMING

why wyoming ?

YOU'RE MY BIBLE

both testaments, in fact

DRUMS ON THE BEACH

moving from one realm to another

TRAITS

two puzzled pieces

DRAGONFLIES IN AMBER

self preservation
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HILOBIDO

vacation ideas

HISTORY HAS SCISSORS

the hazy past

HOLLOW DRUM

sometimes less is more

INKY BIRDS

haiku

LEFT, RIGHT ?

leftover writing

MY FIRST WINTER

southern california boy in canada

NEON SIGN

a comeuppance

ONE THREE BILLIONTH WOMEN

whats the odds, eh
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PENCIL ME

in for the long run

PERIPHERY

not to touch the earth

SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

"jail time"

SUE AND CLAIRE

20 / 20 vision

SUNFLOWER

attraction

TAKE ME

i'm yours

THE LAND OF ALMOST

here in the land of almost you will find that things are quite... well, maybe not that much at all i need to get this right . in almost, things are rather...

THE SKIES WE SHARE

each time the raindrops fall your face i will recall and the tears that trickled when i had to go but yet i wear a smile for i'll see you in a while
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THE WHISTLING TREE

music in the wind

TIC TAC TOE

love is a game

INKY INDIGO

into the unknown....

HER HAND IN MARRIAGE

a bizarre tale of love

THE ORGAN

inspired by an organ i saw sitting on a curbside

ELASTIC BAND

evolution
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UNAMUSED

inspiration

NINJAS OF HAIKU

be very careful when messing with tradition

EYES SEE YOU

and you see me
Cherry

POPPININ AND APOPPINOUT

a twisted love fable

I LOVE U

can't spell OUCH without U

THE LONELINESS OF TIDES

i see the moon....the moon sees me

ICICLE EYES

mythical and mystical love story

THE FORGOTTEN POEM

maybe i will remember

VIOLIN SPIDERS

the eerie world of music part 1

FIDDLER CRABS

the eerie world of music part 2

ZYANYA

love long ago

FLEDGLING

time to fly

YOU-TOPIA

order and disorder

NO AUTUMN IN BETWEEN

a sudden shift

NEVER WOULD I WEEP

self preservation
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WHEN CATS DELIVER MAIL

i hear that a town in belgium in 1879 actually TRIED mail delivery by cats...didn't work

STRANGE HUNGER

i know i do, at least

ISOCELES TRIANGLE

A "PICK YOUR OWN ENDING" POEM

QUEST SHUNNED

teaser ?....this poem is teaser enought
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SHADOWS

surreal love story

THE SINKING LIBRARY

true story ? you decide

FOUR KINGS

royalty reality checks

PERFECTION

just so...

THE FUTURE

tick tock tick tock

THE GNOMON

alas my garden has no gnomon...alas i have no garden

THE BENCH

sit down for a moment

HAIRCUT

something i am not very familiar with

FIGURE DOUBT

more nonsense from me

TATTOO

a mysterious love story with ink

SHELIUM

science made fun

THE ZOO IN THE SKY

constellations
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PENS FOR POEMS

careful what you wish for

IF SHE WERE A HYMN

not "if she were a HIM" :)

GHOST DANCE

count your blessings

INERTIA VERSUS AMNESIA

two concepts colliding

THE BARNACLE

the pull of love
Cherry

INTERMET

the dangers of online relationships

LOVE WILL BE THE WIND

faith and devotion

LOVE FROM O TO Z

perils of love

MOVIES AND POPCORN

...and love

DICK AND JANE

evolution

MIDGET BAND

utter nonsense

WEDDING VOWS

don't get carried away
Cherry

PHANTOM LIMBS

a poem about not being able to write poems
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YOU AND I

bliss
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YOUR NAME

just a love poem

DOG MUSIC

woof !

POETIC LICENSE

cease and desist

FAIR EXCHANGE

online relationship goes awry

HALF A MIND

do the math

LAIKA

not really a poem

WILD FLOWERS

stop and smell

GOD'S CRAYONS

He doesn't always stay between the lines

REFRIGERATOR BOX

rich with love
Cherry

RAILROADED

past, present and ...

FUZZY DICE

mysteries unsolved

THE LAST SUPPER RESTAURANT

good food served religiously

HONEY NEVER SPOILS

so i've heard

HOME STRETCH

a fairy tale of sorts

VENUS IS IN TRANSIT

watch the skies

TAXI

a change of coccupation

VENUS WENT TO MARS

astro-illogical
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EUREKA

i have found it

FULL MOON

phases

I JUST MIGHT WRING YOUR NECK

the yin and yang of love
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UNDISCOVERED PLANET

helloooooooo ?

ELEMENTARY

questions questions questions questions

FIX YOUR EYES

is that an E ?

MUSIC

la la la la la

IN THE FUTURE

i like keeping it simple

KISSES RAINING DOWN

my kind of weather

JACUZZI FLOOZY

water sports

FORT KNOCKERS

know anyone like this ?

SKYWRITING

look...up in the sky...it's a bird...it's a plane....it's ...

I'M WAITING

well ?

THE STRUGGLING POET

who knows where one will find inspiration

FORTUNE COOKIE

that's how the cookie crumbles

THE MESSAGE

candy gram

RELATIONSHIPS

you and i

TURKEY POP TARTS

happy thanksgiving

SOLVE THE MATH

x + y = z

OMEGA ZED

the last

THE GAZE OF THE HAWK

at one with nature

THE CLOUDS CONSUMED THE MOON

sure seemed that way on the night i wrote this
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YOU'RE THE PILOT

yes, time flies

SOCKS APPEAL

argyle ?

HYMN AND HURRICANE

a meeting of two forces destined to be

UGLIFY

not sure that is even a real word

FLYING SAUCERS

phenomena

PERRY MASON

what a cool theme song he had

HUNGARIANS WERE HUNGRY

this is just goofy

LYING IN YOUR ARMS

the page turns

TIME WILL ALWAYS WIN

game...set...match
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I SEE CONSTELLATIONS

...when there isn't any stars

DREAMS I HAVE HAD

i write down my dreams when i can remember them...these are actually things i have dreamed....hope they don't scare you too bad

HAPPY'S JUST A DWARF

what's the use in trying

PERTH

yes, australia

MILK THE COW

udderly true

FRIDGY THE SNOWMAN

a relative of frosty

I RECOGNIZE YOU NOW

we're made from different recipes and nature stirs the pot the passion, fire and attitude will serve it nice and hot i felt a tug upon me and i now know what it meant i've never seen your face

LAMB OF GOD

will faith become so strong that we will finally see his face ? or is he so transparent that we're headed for disgrace is God so high above us that we miss his sly disguise ?
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VIOLET CRIME

heliotropical subject

SHE SUCCUMBS

giving in

POET

what is a poet ?
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INFINITE SKY

the sky is a radio

MARLEY'S GHOST

a christmas carol ?
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NATIVITY ACTIVITY

alternative christmas story

EPIPHANY

aha !

MINT CONDITION

e pluribus unum

VINYL

best read at 33 RPM
Cherry

NUTS IN YOUR PURSE

rodent love

RUSTY BUSTY PIPES

sometimes you must change direction

DISARMING

oh what to do with a foolish tattoo

IT'S JUST HEAVEN

look...up in the sky ...

TRUTH AND FALSEHOOD

based on a fable

THE SLIDE OF TIME

down down down the rabbit hole

DOGPADDLING

are you sirius ?

SOULS SHOULD NOT FLY SOLO

finding the other half

SMART PHONE

the dangers of technology

HEAVEN FREEZES OVER

a journey, interrupted

YOU'RE MY UNIVERSE

a probing thought

GOD'S BLIND DATE

prearranged

I'M WRITING LOVE SONGS

but to who ?

ENCHANTRESS

met one lately ?

SMOKE SIGNALS

a little bit of a history lesson

STRANGELY DIM

watt ?

PENGUINOSITY

huffin' and puffin'
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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN ?

look out below !

PENCIL MARKS BENEATH

scribble scribble
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G SPOT

a b c d e f ....

FEAR OF DARKNESS

versus the fear of leaving the dark

FILIPENDULOUS

hanging by a thread

ORBSESSION

i wanna get this off my chest

WHEN WE WERE ANIMALS

maybe not that long ago

THE STORYTELLER

the one who knows

ONE FOR THE BOOKS

here's the plot

WEASEL

easily weasely

WHY ? OH, YOU !

happy valentine's day

PROOFREEDER

gramaticly corect

THE PROPERTIES OF LOVE

location location location

PATELLA

knee jerk reaction ?

LOST AT "SEE"

forest ? trees ?

NOTHING LEFT BUT ME

kinda like a country song

EXAMINATION

painting and dancing

PERSONAL RAINBOW

natural fact

I'LL BE YOUR APRIL FOOL

can't be your easter bunny, but...

UNLIKELY YET SO LOVELY

finding the one

ON YOUR KNEES

when to stand...when to kneel

RELIGION IN THE WOMB

never too early, eh ?

RADAR

the god of dogs

YOU ARE MY BEACH

a sunny beach

STROKE OF GENIUS

no, i've never had a girlfriend but it's not because i'm gay i've just embraced a single life and wanted it that way . for having my own children...

IMAGINARY FRIENDS

imaginary friends, i had you probably did as well some folks will proudly say they did and others will not tell . when i was feeling lonely with no...

BLACK FLOWERS

the sun just seems too hot sometimes the day, so very long i crave the rising of the moon whose rays are not as strong . dispersing jagged shards of...

FISHING HOLE

i visited a lovely lake located far from town where you could do some fishing if you laid some money down . i asked the man about the fee he told me...

BORN THIS WAY

when people show up in this world they don't come with a guide nor bear a little tag that lists ingredients inside . though shaped by their...

SURPRISE PARTY

a party had been planned for me but it was a surprise the people who had schemed it yearned to see my popping eyes . it was a well kept secret i...

BUILDING PYRAMIDS

at times, we all are liars to think differently, is daft but face it, there are some who are excelling at this craft . yes, lying is an art, you know...

A WING AND A PRAYER

a bird made circles in the sky and i could see the reason why the bird, in question, sported just one wing . although his bird could elevate he...

SCALES FELL FROM MY EYES

sometimes one's realm of vision just refuses to suffice the angelic may seem wicked what is hellish, paradise . the skin between is flimsy and it...

THROUGH ALL OBSTACLES

our lives are long strange journeys many chasms in our path a misstep in the dance can bring a tragic aftermath . but when i hold your hand i'll...

BIRDS MAKE BETTER MUSIC

we think it's very pleasant when we hear the morning trill of the songbird in the garden that wafts through the window sill . but it's just nervous...

WHY THE HEART ?

how come when love comes visiting we pin it on the heart ? why does this certain organ always play the leading part ? . our hearts sustain our life...

PANDICULATION

the starry blanket falling as the sun begins its quest the tip of golden crown above the mountaintop will crest . the whip-poor-wills and...

YOUR FAVORITE BLANKET

you have a favorite blanket and it helps to keep you warm but it soon gets discarded when the days of summer swarm . your blanket isn't pretty and...

HAPPY EVER AFTER

poor cinderella lost her shoe as she fled the fancy ball the slipper, glass, lay on the grass unbroken by the fall . the handsome prince, though...
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THE SMALL PICTURE

you must keep your perspective when you go about a task to take the whole job in at once is way too much to ask . so slice your daily burdens into...

A POEM BY MOONLIGHT

i turned the lights off at the wall but all did not grow dim the moon called from the window shining bright from rim to rim . although the night was...

WASHED UP LOVE

you told me it was over but you didn't realize before i heard it from your lips i saw it in your eyes . my mind became quite fuzzy i just turned and...
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CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE

let's talk about the universe it's such a massive place we contain such little matter that we all have lots of space . the center of the cosmos is...
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DOLLHOUSE

it only took a little spark that turned into a flame then flame turned to inferno no one knew just what to blame . the house, once wood and shingles...

YOU'VE ONLY MET THE ONE

autistic persons aren't alike though some may group them so they're patterned like the snowflakes that the winter winds may blow . their minds made...

A "LEVEL OF A MULTI-TIERED BUILDING"

it was "to put on clothing" the "male heir" "scarlet flower" "sight organ" had "continuing story" "golf cry" "fracture-rapid" suddenly, it started "...

IMPORTANT CIRCLES

there's influential people who will bluster and expound and there's important circles that they're said to run around . it's more like influenza what...

IMPOSSIBLE

tomorrow is impossible but do not let it prey if you dwell on it constantly it only wrecks today . just do what you find possible in each and every...

AIR CONDITIONING

otto had a problem his old car had bit the dust that stately beast of gloss and chrome was spiderwebs and rust . he went down to the dealership to...

GAMES OF CHANCE

it started out with catching fish or sometimes warlike games collecting treasure troves of eights avoiding maiden dames . but when the games involved...

DREAMS OF SOMEONE NEW

when first we spent our nights in bed our dozing frames would touch but as the days turned into weeks it wasn't near as much . your muscles, nerves...
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HOLES IN THE SKY

the universe is so immense we have such tiny eyes there's more out there than you may think i hope you realize . i've done extensive research just to...
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PLURALS

we have a frisky octopus then baby octopi a reproductive stimulus done twice, a stimuli . add in a hippopotamus then hippopotami in time, you'd need...

THE LAND OF DENIAL

a man lived in a village on an isolated isle he really didn't talk much and you never saw him smile . the town's name was DENIAL full of people out...
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ADAM WAS THE FIRST TO SING THE BLUES

don't think you are the first to have complaints about your life existence is in essence a continuance of strife . we all bow down to God and knees...
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NIGHTCAP

i had a dream, in which i drank hot coffee from a cup with every mouthful i consumed the more i wakened up . i tried to put the coffee down this...

SMARTER MISTAKES

history repeats itself we've all found this is true if you forget the punchline then i guess the joke's on you . it's like the strip of mobius with...

I ENTER YOUR MOODS

i enter your moods like i enter a room i frown if the wallpaper fills me with gloom i smile if there's roses that on the wall, bloom i enter your...
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IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT

it was a dark and stormy night the stars were shivering, all frozen the moon a ghastly sight as if a casket had arosen . it was a dark and stormy...

PIGEONHOLES

just pigeons should have pigeonholes i've often heard it said a toast to people who will strive to be more than white bread . a person, fourth...

WET CEMENT

in childhood, what could ever be more grand and heaven scent than to come across the unexpected beauty of an unprotected slab of wet cement ? . with...

BOY OF FIRE

men formed the constellations as if stars, wild, could be tamed they had sketched out gods and animals then the shapes were aptly named . but some...

THE KNOB CAME OFF THE RADIO

the knob came off the radio forever, it will haunt it's not a station i would choose require, or even want . the tones are much too brassy and the...
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TWO DOZEN PLUS TWO

the alphabet has letters from these letters we make words then toss them up into the sky to fly like flocks of birds . we've given names to...

WHEN I COULD STAND NO MORE

i traveled northward many miles but romance soon went south soon i won't see your lying eyes or kiss your twisted mouth . i'm going back where i...

SHE'D DO IT FOR A QUARTER

love is like a circle with two people, half and half till one of them is slaughtered like a sacrificial calf . a half a million dollars a half a...

HATE COULD HELP US HEAL

our time together's dwindling like stars near dawn of day we find our spirits drifting as our hearts begin to stray . we wasted precious moments...

SOMETIMES I WISH

memories cling like the dew in the flowers no matter if joyous or sad and as i look back at our deepest dark hours a difficult path we have had . the...

OEDIPUS READIPUS

oedipus readipus it's time for bedipus dad isn't here so i guess i'll ask mom oedipis readipus like her insteadipus maybe i'll ask her to go to the...
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APART, YET TOGETHER

let my words be soft caresses let my rhymes become your smiles let me warm you like a blanket that both comforts and beguiles . let my cadence be...

STILL HOLDING HANDS

its true i cannot touch your face i only touch your mind in photographs, i see you now in real life, i am blind . around a single sun we spin in two...
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FLAWS IN THE DIAMOND

we all are little gemstones that are precious to behold with many different layers that will open and unfold . so deeply look at what's inside to...
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I NEVER HEARD HER CRY

i don't know why i left her for she wasn't all that bad in retrospect, she may have been the best girl that i've had . we drifted down a river like...

CHAPTERS LEFT TO READ

our love has played out like a book with chapters in a row a roller coaster of a ride with rhythms, fast and slow . at times, we thought our book of...

SILENT LETTERS

i love those silent letters and i don't think them absurd i wish i could combine them all to make a silent word . a word expressing feelings of a...

THE PERFECT CHOICE

we contemplate quite often on the day that we will die and if we'll be united with our loved ones in the sky . of course, we'll see our relatives for...

THIRTY SEVEN CELSIUS

it's thirty seven celsius and yes, that may sound cold if you are used to fahrenheit as many are, i'm told . i grew up in america and when i was in...

HALF THE TIME

it's hard to say where she fits in yes, i'll admit to that so hard to pin her down when i am not sure where she's at . momentum like a pendulum with...
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SEASIDE DREAM

i dreamt i was at seaside as the sun was sinking low spinning soft on the horizon like it had nowhere to go . i slipped into the water heading off to...

VULNERABLE

i found you once susceptible to thoughts of dread of fear and that it when i loved you most and held you oh so near . for that it when you let me in...

SLEEPWRITING

some people walk when they're asleep sometimes they even run but very few in history have done what i have done . i found i'd often go to bed and...

A TALE OF TWO

a pair grows old together and it does no good to lie there is a thought, unspoken which will be the first to die . it doesn't seem surprising each...

BRIGHTER THAN THE FLAME

i'd always had a fear of fire i'd always turn and run but you eased my anxiety and showed me how's it done . we're brighter than the fire that would...
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LOOKING STRAIGHT INTO YOUR EYES

i've seen a lot of paintings and i just can't comprehend how a mix of hue and parchment sends my mind around the bend . but i've never seen a...

ARROWS IN OUR QUIVER

a parent never learns to take a parent is a giver our children are like arrows that we stuff inside our quiver . a quiver keeps them safe from harm a...

I CHASED YOU TILL YOU CAUGHT ME

the first time that i saw you i could tell that you were smart the brain, to me, the quickest way to worm inside my heart . you danced in circles '...

TERRIBLY TRAGIC AND MERRILY MAGIC

terribly tragic and merrily magic were lovers who dwelt on this earth a victim of drama met riotous mama a-blazing for all she was worth . this...

FOR LOVE CANNOT TELL TIME

love cannot distinguish what is dusk and what is dawn it only sees the beauty that its eyes have perched upon . love knows not, the seasons in a...

EYES IN THE MIRROR

we never see our eyes without a mirror a backwards point of view is all we catch we see each other straight and contemplate the fate about the union'...

BIRTHMARKS

we all are graced by birthmarks often called an angel's kiss sometimes they are quite subtle other times, they're hard to miss . a nibble from a...

SHOULD GOD HAVE FAITH IN US ?

we're often urged to "keep the faith" but yet i'm filled with doubt should faith exist to keep it in or should we let it out . we bite the hand that...

SWEET AS FROSTED FLAKES

i often call you "sugar" for i like the way you taste but if you were real sugar you would go straight to my waist i look into your eyes...and my...

WHEN BODIES MISBEHAVE

one wonders what's occurring when two persons lay in bed with flesh that's still awake while drowsing soundly, are their heads . flesh might demand...

OVER THINKING

i think i'm over thinking logic's winking like a fool my energy is sinking like an unplugged power tool . the more a concept's growing i am throwing...

LAST NIGHT HERE ON EARTH

our time is so expensive just a sampling, we own with so much time, just spent, confused and so much more, just blown . we've eaten time like candy...

WHO COULD HAVE PENNED A BETTER SCRIPT ?

i'd ask, "who dealt this mess" when i let the deal go down i left my mind at home while my body went to town . i was the star that shone while the...

LUCK LEAKS THROUGH YOUR FINGERS

it seems that life's a juggle you have plates up in the air when things start getting dizzy it can leave you in despair . the monsters that have only...
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EXTINCT ANIMALS

a trio of strange animals you'd miss them if you blinked in older days, quite plentiful but now they are extinct . the first was the dilemma never...

SOUND OF THE SUN

i met a boy who knew no sound exempt for all his life and one day he explained to me a thing that caused him strife . he gazed upon the burning sun...

A BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK

distrustful of new authors i will kick them to the curb but sometimes i'm intrigued by what is laid out in a blurb . the story may sound interesting...
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SEREIN

have you ever felt a raindrop falling down upon your head while underneath a sky of blue where clouds of rain have fled ? . that raindrop is a...

EMOTIONAL MACHINES

there's a reason that emotion has a "motion" as its tail it's said that we are "moved" when we're inclined to laugh or wail . pretending to be...
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BRAVERY OR FOOLISHNESS ?

there is a line, so skeletal when weighing certain traits and mankind's argued up a storm in furious debates . take genius and insanity it's such a...

DWELL

sometimes we ride up on the crest sometimes there's undertows but when the path of one might slip the other always goes . embracing joys of heaven...

THE NUDIST CAMP

quite long ago, a couple met with not a shred of etiquette for when they met, they had no shred of clothes . but it was at a colony that advocated...
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Poem of the week

IF I WERE

if i were mute, with language lost i would not vegetate i'd let my heart rise up in song and quickly escalate . but i'm not mute, no language lost i...
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FRIEND OR FOE ?

water's an elixir its denial would bring death but fluid in your lungs could kill by robbing us of breath . as embryos. we float along in seas within...

SLEEPS

i measure out my life in sleeps the laws of man, i'm banning for letting nature run its course creates the dreams i'm planning . the time when all...

WE WALK IN SHOES OF ANGELS

every person has a sibling even if an only child a tapestry of chromosomes unchecked and running wild . a villain who intimidates a monster, dressed...
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MY LAPTOP WAS AN ETCH-A-SKETCH

looking back on childhood days it really makes me laugh my most sophisticated toy ? a simple phonograph . a needle placed into a groove and when it...
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I OFTEN STARE AT ARTWORK

i often stare at artwork like a lot of people do but i am staring with my mind until i'm passing through . within them, i've seen glory in a godly...
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A SINGLE STAR

how fabulous are galaxies a gem filled swirling field a postcard from the dawn of time infinity, revealed . but i don't need a galaxy of spheroids...

YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY IT

you don't have to say it it's revealed in your eyes your lips don't have to form the words for i realize . the beauty of our love needs neither...

A DIAMOND IN A CRAYON BOX

a meeting in strange circumstance defenses unaware eruption of recognizance a sharp but pleasant scare . your features brought to focus and your...

LIGHTHOUSE

the fish that tumble through the sea use their vision as their guide they dart and curve and deftly swerve to navigate the tide . the cave fish have...
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CLUBHOUSE

in a pleasant little township on a zigzag of a street stood a lovely little domicile where we would go to meet . where the atmosphere was cozy and...

PERIPHERY

we dance in your periphery you doubt that we exist but what do you think happens when you sense your aura's kissed . you sense we're standing by your...
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SEEING GUMBY

i watched some gumby late last night i'd missed it quite a while it was a favorite as a child it always made me smile . but now that i am older...

YOU'LL HAVE TO SAVE THE REST

we had a feast in front of us we settled in to dine we ended up with water which, just yesterday, was wine . the banquet, once so bountiful now...

STALACTITES AND STALAGMITES

i've seen the wonders of the caves cathedrals made of lime beheld the hallowed features of the slow parade of time . stalactites are the ones that...

DARK WITHOUT DIMENSIONS

it's dark without dimensions but i do not find it stark a script with no pretensions never fails to hit the mark . a life with no sensations is a...

AWED

i have a little something that i must get off my chest you may take what parts you like and disregard the rest . when someone utters "awesome" when...

THE WORLD OF FOUND

life is but a journey that begins when we are small near motionless when we begin we soon begin to crawl . then crawling turns to walking then at...

CEMETERY MUSIC

at night, out in the cemetery occupants will sing at first a softly purring voice then others start to ring . not every person does it just the ones...

EARTHWORMS

let's talk about the earthworms they're an oddity to me i guess we call them earthworms cause they don't live in the sea . but why the name of "...

LIBRARY

we met down at the library in arts and recreation we knew that we were similar by meeting at this station . we both had the philosophy that loving...

GRAVITY

the qualities of gravity are often found in love all safe and sound upon the ground yet floating up above . for love ensures security but also lets...
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CINNAMON FRECKLES

how delightful were the freckles that adorned her skin, so fair like stars up in the heavens they were scattered everywhere . she always smelled like...
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MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS

when you're traversing mountains there is just one reason why to make it to the summit for a clear view of the sky . it's like achieving happiness...

UNSUNG

there's always been a thread of thought that ambled through my head in days, gone by, i'd keep it trapped in doubt, it should be said . but you have...

SINGING HEARTS

a heart beats out percussion like a drummer in a band but needs a bit of melody to lend a guiding hand . the music of the heart is pure as flawless...

PHOENIX

the phoenix is a creature that will suddenly expire to find itself reborn in full from ashes of a fire . their feathers then will sprout anew from...

RINGS UPON THE WATER

we bought a pair of matching rings both silvery and black so often circles curve apart then there's no turning back . rings upon the water rings...

EPICENTER

in january , ninety four when most were not awake the city where the angels dwelt was given quite a shake . a little baby girl was born among the...

THE LAST SUPPER

they gathered all together as they often had before for a melancholy supper that would rock them to the core . for they knew he was the chosen in...

INCHES FROM MY HEART

i've always been a solo act so low i'd often cry it seemed i shed more teardrops than were raindrops in the sky . like flowers that embrace the sun...
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LOOK INSIDE

we come in varied packaging each different from the rest and some will make distinctions using vision as their test you must look beneath the surface...
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YOUR LAUGHTER'S LIKE A RIVER

your laughter sometimes ripples like the backspin of a river as it tumbles down the valley to the sea a song that only beauty found in nature should...

CIVIL WAR

let's talk about the civil war the grey against the blue please tell me what these colors mean the themes behind the hues . the grey would seem so...

YOU LOVE ME

we've often said that group of words the trio, "i love you" we know we love each other and so now here's what we do . instead of saying "i love you"...

THE BIRD BEGINS TO SING

when a guitar that was played with love has no semblance of a chord when a guitar that once roared with life is a simple slab of board . then that...

WATER FROM YOUR WELL

although we live in different states our mental state is one we'll rearrange out tangled streams till victory is won . we are about to meet at last...

I KNEW YOU

i knew you twenty years ago we never had a clue that some day in the future there'd be plans for me and you . when souls are so in touch they feel...

BLESSED ARE THE POWERS

the hurricane, in passing leaves the lives beneath disturbed with the fervor of a demon with an appetite, uncurbed . damaged is the flower that is...

NOT EXACTLY LOST

we're children of the water with the ocean in our eyes we're windblown, wet and barefoot we hear joy in seagull's cries . we're lost without the...

YOU FOUND YOU'D NEVER LEFT

you always were an L.A. girl the desert called to thee but sand could never keep you trapped for all eternity . your spirit always was too strong to...

LOVELY DREAM

our love is like a pallet with the hues of flowers, wild the wisdom of experience the wonder of a child . the rainbows of our auras playful colors in...

THREESOME

we thought we'd have a threesome it's a thing we've done before expanding our horizons we shall waltz off to explore . upon the sands of gold, are we...
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MOODS OF THE SUN

the sun, like us, has many moods and those who live on earth can tell when that ol' sun is sad and when she's full of mirth . we all have somber...

TWO ODDS MAKE AN EVEN

we've always been a little odd a fact we can't deny it's never been too hard for us we barely had to try . we've had some fingers wagged at us what...
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SEASONED SAILORS

we ride the peaks and valleys of the life that God has brought though low points are unpleasant there's a lesson to be taught . you can't be filled...
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ICE CREAM HEARTACHES

we've all had ice cream headaches what a special brand of pain your brain feels like it might explode you can barely stand the strain . you pray to...

MY WANTING HEART

i make myself agendas to maintain my mental health the cost is not a factor here despite my lack of wealth . it's such a risky gamble that i'd better...
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SUNLIGHT ON YOUR FACE

some women drape their forms in silk a costume, meant to please with lines and curves to misdirect to titillate and tease . the fabric of your smile...
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WORDS OF LOVE

there's love songs on the radio we hear them every day i've heard a million in my life but never did they sway . i could not grasp the meaning though...

EOLIAN

eolian, our lives are formed produced by ancient winds in times of doubt sometimes without protection from our skins . sometimes the wind is warm and...
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HOP, SKIP AND A JUMP

i think about your banquet and my hunger will not stop we are perfect mates but in different states not a skip and jump and hop . instead of walking...

PILES OF LEAVES

the winter brings on changes which, at times, resembles death it's just a short hiatus till the springtime draws new breath . a tree may lose its...

MEMORIES OF CIRCUMSTANCE

we fell in love in winter and throughout this quarter year we've doubled up our happiness and halved our doubt and fear . we're filled with...
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RECOLLECTIONS

i love how we communicate no filters in the way we never have to worry we just open up and say . sometimes a gentle whisper other times, a merry roar...

TELL THE BEES

it started back in england why it started, no one's said but members of the household told the bees when one was dead . they carried out this custom...
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THE NATURE OF OUR LOVE

the sun provides the gift of life the warmth that we all crave without the sun to light the way i never would be brave . the stars will take the...

LOVE IS LIKE CLOTHING

although it's taken several years i've come to realize that love is like a suit of clothes that comes in just one size . when one attempts to wear...

ONE AGAINST THE STORM

i was used to leaning backward so i'd bend but never break i fell along the way, but never made the same mistake . i was faced with fierce resistance...

TWO BOATS LASHED TOGETHER

(FOR AUDRA) we started up a kinship soon embarking on a trip we lashed our boats together to ensure we'd never tip . we set sail on the ocean to a...

ORCHESTRA OF CRICKETS

i'd rather have friends, taciturn with mouths all tightly zipped than noisy interlopers who would circumvent my script . these would be sons-of-...

THE LAST THING SHE'D FORGET

they were an awkward couple pair of peas without a pod whenever she was even you could bet he'd end up odd . he'd always miss her birthday not one...

BEES AND GHOSTS AND KITTENS

you must be made of flowers for the bees fly down to smell the sweetness of your nectar and they like it very well . they relish your aroma on your...

LOVEBIRDS

lovebirds have no arms to hug but baby, they can wing it a love song nestled in their throats and when it's time, they sing it a lovebird always...
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LAZY CIRCLES

i used to be a dancer with a rhythm, tried and true but lost the thread of music's path till things became askew . i had no partner in my arms alone...

GLIMPSES OF HEAVEN

our bodies long for sustenance until we leave this earth be it flavorful or bitter every tidbit has it's worth . we're crying out for honey when our...
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FLASHY COLORS

you'd think a tree would don its clothes when autumn claimed its ground but gusts of air undresses them and scatters leaves around . the winds tear...

THE KING'S PANTALOONS

there's chaos in the kingdom bold rebellion in the realm a personal attack upon the one who mans the helm . the king was growing frenzied with his...

STAINED GLASS

we all face disappointments how we handle them, depends some people face their ghosts alone while others lean on friends . to guide them through the...

A LITTLE NICHE

between a king's vast riches and a poor man's empty pot between a verdant garden and a dry infertile plot between a raging river and the fortress of...

ARMOR

a knight, engaged in battle was protected, head to toe in sheets of heavy metal that conformed to him, just so . but if that man was jostled and he...

TOGETHER, WE'RE ASSEMBLED

together, were assembled in the womb, all safe and warm but all too quickly, find ourselves in life's insurgent storm . the winds may tear us limb...

LOVE WOULD PASS AWAY

too often in this game of life one seems to find a mate that seems to be that special one but then they hesitate . forever's such a long long time so...
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YOU'LL NEVER SING THE BLUES

you love to sing and when you do your mind is blending hues i'll weave my song around yours so you'll never sing the blues . your voice grows red...

REMEMBERING THE MOMENTS

remembering the moments while forgetting all the years this swirling panorama will confuse the eyes and ears . your mind is more selective searches...

WRAPPED UP IN A DREAM

your dreams tell you a story sometimes modern, sometimes old you cannot force these tales of course they simply must unfold . the plots may be...

I HAVE YOU

i have you in my life at last a vision stolen from the past i had you on my mind from time to time . but we were always kept apart and never knew...

MINDS IN LOVE

whenever bodies fall in love in fact, it's only lust although, there's tons of passion there is not a shred of trust . when bodies covet bodies it's...

MY SISTER WORKS FOR DISNEY

my sister works for disney joining mickey mouse and walt so much for her retirement that came to a screeching halt . she learned the rules of conduct...

LOOKING THROUGH GLASS

what happens to our vision ? loss of clarity occurs what once was sharp and vivid now just convoluted blurs . you go to see the oculist when eye...

REFLECTIONS ON THE MOON

i wonder what the moon must think when looking down from high upon her bright blue neighbor who is hanging in the sky . i wonder if the moon could...

FIRE AND WINGS

you hear some music in your mind you want to give it breath if there's no notes on paper it will die a lonely death . a tune relies on instruments...
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MARBLES

in youth, i carried marbles in a little yellow bag i'd challenge other children and their marbles i would snag . i thought i'd lose my marbles when i...

GHOST OF LOVE

the morn is an amazing time unveiling is the sun to spread good cheer to earthlings, dear embracing everyone . it's time for new beginnings and a...
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RADIO DRIVING

i'm driving to the radio it's sometimes fast and sometimes slow i tend to let its tempo set my pace . sometimes i'll hear my favorite song and i'll...

TIME AND DISTANCE

let's fine dine, sweet love of mine let's make the moment last when hand in hand, it's wonderland and time unwinds too fast . for me and you, the...

FLESH OR MIND