Monthly Archives: June 2013

Evening in the Bunkhouse

Soft tang of salt water,¬†earthy scent of deep woods The particular smell of muddy clam flats Fish guts, gasoline, boat exhaust, old lobster traps Seaweed, squishy, crabs and tiny shrimp in pools Pink and gray and indigo the western sky … Continue reading

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A Sonnet For Change

Lyrics of a life-song, composed for me Melodies of melancholy now past I gladly turn away from old ennui Celebrate my life completely recast New tunes of happy effort, gentle goals Resounding mainly from within my heart Incite response from … Continue reading

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Time to Write

Time comes for me to pen my words On this, my poetry page. My prose has had the starring role While poems wait offstage. Within me, rhymes intensify, Insist to be set free, Yet theme and subject oft’ elude That … Continue reading

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