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2014-04-30 12.26.51 Children (goslings) running…

…dancing (chirping)

parents (geese)…

…breathless in pursuit

(squawking to defend)

O! numinous sun afire!


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2014-04-29 11.09.01Once Dauphins of Privilege

We are now old men my

Old Friend surely as death

Comes to spring so too

We will soon pass

Regretfully and lovingly

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2009-04-27 16.23.09Candy candle koan

Don’t let the worry

winds blow the flame

out instead med

it ate worries away shoo

shoo move fast like April

clouds between blessed showers

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I weep for the

Beautific spring

Rain tumbling

Tumble tumbling


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spring’s rosy

Blossoms going…


gone              and gone for another

season’s passing

I weep for



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2014-04-26 10.22.03Tulips strain under the weight of rain

Drops bursting open wet and dewy in

Anticipation of the threatening sky

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2013-06-15 09.47.45The sun playing peek-a-boo with morning clouds

Reminds me of Ann in her fluffy blouse with school

Books in her 6 year old hand. I was the same age

She the more mature acting as if she were 8 or 9

I would make her laugh with a silly

Gesture playing peek-a-boo with her

But when I opened my eyes

She was gone and I was 66.

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2011-07-22 08.56.47Big biz man munching greasy burger

His business man’s lunch a fast

Food kid burger washed down

With a cup of sensible black coffee