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Sprout Wings

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“Following dark winter’s strife,

a warm air rises,

teemed with life.

Birth, rebirth,

as the waiting die.

Old love, new love

sprouts wings to fly.”


― Phar West Nagle

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Elfje: Cinquain

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fly

on wings

sail the sky

to chase the wind

soar

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Tanka: 5,7,5 . 7,7 syllables per line

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another season

the Creator does not fail

a time to adjust

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all animals must adapt

man is not an exception

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Poem:

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paid the bills, no money left over
only dreams of being in the clover
contemplating what to do when I win the lotto
you just wait has been my motto

dreams with no action never work
believing in good luck is just a quirk
to put that cherry on the banana split
maybe tomorrow I’ll get around to it

what’s not to enjoy about living
glad to multiply the joy by giving
having a family by birth or by choice
just too many reasons to rejoice

do we really need a reason for being
what if we all were just dreaming
forget the questions, let your soul soar
know that happiness is rewarded by more

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ME and the Boss

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The Tongue

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“I act as the

tongue of you,.

.. tied in your mouth . .

. . in mine it begins

to be loosened.”

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~ Walt Whitman

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

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flip

ad lib

tongue in cheek

snide, rude, droll, wry

glib

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Senryu:      5-7-5 ( Haiku with people and their emotions/feelings as a topic)
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drinking a  poison
hoping for others to die
resentments are bad
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Poem:

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he doctored his coffee with sweetener and cream
he wondered that his life was no more than a dream
sunshine on the porch where he sat in his rocking chair
there he settled into old age with out a care

let the grand kids worry about world affairs
who cares that mankind in is in serious need of repairs
when will people know that humans are but one race
that existence depends upon learning to share the space

my generation ignored the humor of Will Rogers
we laughed at the bad  films of those old codgers
George Carlin was so right that it almost wasn’t funny
this generation thinks only about the money

ego and greed, not politics, running todays government
even the Corona virus made many a comfortable retirement
government patents filed ten years before the pandemic
made the entire swamp a part of the evil systemic

back to the day dream, watching the butterfly drifting by
wondering why every day there are more jet streams in the sky
mulling the thoughts,  should I, could I, do I care
why worry, enjoy what we can, let us begin with a prayer

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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