Category Archives: Poetry

The Queen Never Lost Her Crown

Monk Seals already have to sunbathe on plastic-covered beaches now and they are about to be displaced from their home in Molokai’s shore waters by another species of seal the deadliest the world has known far beyond just invasive but … Continue reading

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Just Sing: An Ode to Ruffle the Hen

Ruffle the hen was killed today actually, I had to euthanize her one of the dogs attacked her and left her for dead and she had only just recovered from a respiratory infection and she was healthy again and she … Continue reading

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Warmth

I was falling and it was getting colder and it grew dark and I could no longer see but something reached out and grabbed me and warmed my whole body like a cup of hot cider on a midwinter New … Continue reading

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Earth & Earthlings

It’s hard to see the galaxies through the hatred and violence and it’s hard to hear humanity through the deafening silence and the fife and drum of the marching┬áband when fireworks light up the sky and the flames are fanned … Continue reading

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Pockets Full Of Coins

I had a dream last night and in the dream, I woke up   and I didn’t know where I was.   There was nothing leading up to it, I just woke up in a strange place.   Before too … Continue reading

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The Lone Dove

When the hawk fell dead from the dark grey sky above, the lone dove exhaled.

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A War Criminal Is Dead

One score and eight years after the first bombs dropped Iraq is still breathing and a war criminal is dead. Other’s will die and mothers will cry but there is more space now for doves to fly and they will … Continue reading

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