Tag Archives: prayer

No / Yes

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“After the final no

there comes a yes /

And on that yes

the future world depends.”

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― Wallace Stevens

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)

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action

doing something

with a purpose

going forward, not backwards

reaction

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Haiku:

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spring rains have arrived

brown earth turns to vibrant green

flowers add color

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Poem:                  (Roundelay)

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in a hurry to go nowhere
hitching a ride on a moonbeam
a destination reached by a wish and a prayer
the store with a hundred flavors of ice cream
a world to conquer if I dare
a reality manufactured in a dream

a destination reached by a wish and a prayer
the store with a hundred flavors of ice cream
to a place that has no care
precariously perched upon a balance beam
a world to conquer if I dare
a reality manufactured in a dream

to a place that has no care
precariously perched upon a balance beam
the joy of being able to share
proud to be a member of the winning team
a world to conquer if I dare
a reality manufactured in a dream

the joy of being able to share
proud to be a member of the winning team
in a hurry to go nowhere
hitching a ride on a moonbeam
a world to conquer if I dare
a reality manufactured in a dream

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ME and the Boss.

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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Bring Some Of It With You

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“You will

find poetry

nowhere

unless you bring

some of it with you.”

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― Joseph Joubert

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)

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rhyme

shared thoughts

reader to listener

audience to the writer

poetry

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Haiku:

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freezing rain breaks boughs

nature’s attempt to prune limbs

springs healthy new growth

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Poem:

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once there were a happy people
living and loving very peaceful
every house had a heaven pointing steeple
children played and laughed gleeful

could there ever again be such a place
acceptance did not depend on your face
everyone respected each others space
there was only one human race

can politicians dictate such a thing
do miracles arrive on an angel’s wing
faithful marriages signed with a ring
harmonies that all are able to sing

will geneticist eventually eliminate the ego
no more testing with a placebo
no man made boundaries, you are free to go
peace and love the only credo

let us all raise a grateful prayer
work together to clear the air
eliminate the threat of warfare
solve the need for welfare

know that time will go on without us
only evil thoughts should be treasonous
most hopes and dreams are superfluous
God,
just let me be another bozo on the bus

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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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