Tag Archives: God

Ink On White Space

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“You can tell

it’s a poem

because it’s swimming

in a little gel pack

of white space.

That shows it’s a poem.”

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~ Nicholson Baker, The Anthologist

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Elfje: (Cinquain)

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reading

or writing

between the lines

ideas that grow horns

poetry

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Haiku:

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the thirsty plant sighs

welcomed spring showers arrive

nature replenished

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Poem:

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cacophony of the house

too many selfish bodies

hard of hearing spouse

each their own secret follies

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everyone has their own device

each competing for attention

advertisers vying to entice

subliminal below comprehension

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time for a vacation

need to seek the silence

the oceans roar salvation

regaining emotional balance

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God teaching me patience

different strokes for different folks

are their steps to teach us tolerance

delusional reality or just a hoax

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can meditation stop the noise

who is inconveniencing whom

because they know how it annoys

only made worse because we presume

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shut the door

turn out the light

time to snore

say goodnight

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ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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No Interpreter Needed

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“Great poetry

needs no interpreter

other than a

responsive heart.”

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― Helen Keller

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Elfje:

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feelings

emotionally charged

accepting what comes

life on life’s terms   (Life on God’s terms)

human

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Haiku:

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the shores sandy dunes

pushed by the oceans currents

summer vacation

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Poem:

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some say the best poems extol the virtues of love

while soaring above on the wings of a dove

stories about feelings, fears and life

worries about things that cause angst and strife

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every day the feelings are different

those without mothers become the ignorant

books with stories teach us how to feel

family and friends explain that which is real

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some seek to alter the mood so they need not think

can’t figure out why when they lie to the shrink

sad are those whose brains are on a perpetual swing

ups and downs caused by the brains short circuit wiring

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lucky are those whose friends have feelings that are mutual

the paranoid, the loner are not that unusual

will man ever be able to fix the brain

can there be a time when no one will be insane

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until medicine finds the cure

self education will be the basic tool

learning to live the Golden Rule

hope’s of growing up and becoming mature

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ME and the Boss

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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