Remember Us

“Remember Us” Like pictures on a screen in seconds, lost or blips upon a monitor turn long old memories are flown with deadly cost: as quarks may separate eternal song. The picture caught though words may flutter by though hole is in my net and so I sigh. A set of words surround my broken…

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Echoes on Easter Island

  “Echoes on Easter Island” The silence as the clouds go rushing by *across the treeless island’s bare terrain where statues, mute, sit quiet in their clime to worship, chant yet no one hears their claim. Signs of their age show in their surface scowl as muscles strain to move their burden forth. Men grunt…

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“Men in Orange Jumpsuits”

  She wanted the attention and the wealth. Bold disrespect she shows Memorial Day for Christians dressed in orange to their death; be-headings all the rage is Griffin’s way. I weep for Man whose lost all sense of shame I shudder for her stupid, bloody hands I feel the filth just mentioning her name A…

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The Surfer

Oh, Jon:  he owns that blue green tunnel’s sway before bold nature casts him from the sea. He’s god and for a moment has his way. What man resists such magic brevity? The moment flows and swift the water flies. Around such power one might turn away but surfers are committed as they ride momentum’s…

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“Sympathy”

<img src=”http://yeahwrite.me/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/26/gargle163.png”&gt;   I am held in the comfort of your hands, softly, as the small,  broken wings of a bird. No cooing is heard as token words cannot fill my breathless need.  Your caress soothes murmurings of a grieving heart as leaf  brushes leaf. Photo by Jacqueline Casey.

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“Why Am I Not Surprised?”

Why Am I Not Surprised? He scrambles across the street after school like a jockey at the bell. He dodges screaming traffic a fearless Don Quixote. Hair flying pants slipping hat-on-backwards fist-grabbing britches below his butt fashion compromising comfort. Don pulls his car next to mine inviting a race to the finish. Booming, straining a…

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