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Self

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“Loneliness is

the poverty of self;

solitude is

the richness of self.”

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

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change
move on
do it twice
try to or else
switch

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

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springs chilly drizzle
sky covered by low gray clouds 
first robin appears
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Poem:
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quarter of a century in recovery
every day a new day of discovery
learning to accept all of life’s changes
enjoying the chance to be outrageous

I pray every day to walk the walk
sad are those who just talk the talk
it is easy to accept when God is in control
body, mind and soul He makes us whole

sobriety promises us many things
a chance to unravel the heart strings
a new freedom from past regrets
friends who we can count as assets

an attitude that includes no fears
a desire to be of help to our peers
happy, happy, happy for others
a choice to be part of a band of brothers

knowledge of feelings that keeps expanding
finding a God of our understanding
a kindness we are glad to  repay
living this life no other way
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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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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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