Poem_Mark Parker

  The Nature Poem A walk through the misty wood. The trail latent with track of hooves, which tell me the ways the forest moves, into the endless green hood. I would step to dance upon these tracks, but the sound is what holds me back. I shouldn’t disturb the animals around, or step on […]

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Poem_Leah Barton

  Hanami (Japanese word for “picnic under the cherry blossoms”) Under the cherry blossom tree I find you waiting patiently On a rainbow tapestry To share a quiet hanami ‘Neath a soft pink canopy And flowers flowing downwardly There, it’s only you and me Enjoying a simple hanami Your heartbeat plays a melody And though […]

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Poem_Joanna Dibble

  Figs three ripe figs: maiden-mother-crone fresh and green, not fully grown gravid, blushing, ripe allure nut-brown, wrinkled, sun-matured. which of these the sweetest be? high upon this old fig tree maiden tartness bright and young full womanhood upon the tongue. drooping breast and brown age-spots spurned by youthful hungry thoughts. adolescent, first one picked […]

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Poem_Grace Nottingham

  Villanelle of the Elm and Bird Among the pale Elm trees, many things appease, Like the glorious song of the Hummingbird. I sit admiring the birds as I please. The Evening’s blue fog wheels in Elm’s mystic leaves, Hooting owl’s decibels sing loud and absurd. Among the pale Elm trees, many things appease. To […]

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Poem_Cheryl Love

  The Fairy of the Apple Blossom This tiny fairy, let us say has attitude. Most little things get on her pip! Sitting amongst fragrant blossom Is not nice, no pleasure trip. She has to put up with frilly petals Leaves and the odd red spider. It is the constant supply of buds That to […]

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