Tag Archives: Dream

Explore, Dream, Discover.

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“Twenty years from now

you will be more disappointed

by the things that you didn’t do

than by the ones you did do. So,

throw off the bowlines, sail away

from safe harbor, catch the

trade winds in your sails.

Explore, Dream, Discover.”

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  ~  Mark Twain

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)          
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dream
sail away
from safe harbor
catch the trade winds
discover
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Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7
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God blessed the love birds
always and ever happy
thoughts of each other

sharing and caring as one
God met their needs, not their wants

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Poem:
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the one who held the family together
always there despite the weather
feast or famine, healthy or sick
she was there through thin and thick

clinging to her apron strings
she was an angel earning her wings
year after year as we grew
she always did what a mother should do

us from the world she did protect
and when we did wrong she did correct
many good times stored in memory
events supplied by her boundless energy

sadly celebrated only one day a year
I see her reflection in every tear
kudos to mothers everywhere
the world would cease without their care

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Shameless

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“Poets are

shameless

with their

experiences:

they exploit them.”

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~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)    Classic: each word only one syllable.

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truth

no  lie

what it is

in real time, space

facts

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Haiku:     (5-7-5, nature and seasons the topic)

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cool mornings arrive

the sun warms the afternoon

spring in temperate zones

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Poem:

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The only truth we have
is the real life we have lived
life in Hebrew, haim, to the rav
from memory the past is derived

ego’s pride makes up the lies
the false life we wanted to live
trying to avoid the booby prize
avoiding effort we needed to give

was it real or was it a dream
times swift pace makes life a blur
layers of reality from a deep running stream
ambitions which events had us defer

Tomorrow, God granted,
will we live the truth
with real can we be contented
or must we seek the fountain of youth

don’t waste time waiting for the last dance
if you are given the chance
live a life that you want to be true
a life with no lies is easy to review

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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