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JANUARY – APRIL 2017 new poems

26 Apr

JANUARY – APRIL 2017 new poems. All were first published on Twitter. I stopped posting poetry to Twitter after these poems.

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on the feeder
cowbird dropping seeds
below, sparrows feast
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after the wave
only lonely rocks
where she was
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at his wake
heavy-loaded deli plates—
blood sacrifice
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spring thaw
the grave-digger’s
new shovel
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hiding
in new grass
tattered crocus
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noisy neighbors—
bumble bees
in the compost heap

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yellow golden shine
streaming through and around
the shadow-makers
today tastes
like hot butter
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as ancient and as real
as the horrors of war
this baby’s smile
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