Poems written in late late July, 2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]
1 This do-it yourself-erpicked the ultimate job.he would build in his basementone electron!
2. [Kid's poem for my "Moon Tea' poem collection.Inspired by 'Discontented Pine Tree' by John Stillwell]
"Little Pine Tree where are your leaveslike all the other trees in the wood?""I have no leaves. I'm not the same.I have needles on my limbs."
"Little Pine Tree where is your fruitlike all the other trees in the wood?""I have no fruit. I'm not like them.I keep my seeds in my brown cones."
3. [Yet another kid's poem. This inspired by "The Climbing Road" by Clinton Scollard]
"Where do you goWinding Road?"Up and downand onward.""Would you take mealong with you?""Come and jointhe adventure."
Face-hidden, cloakedand boney deathsilently pullsacross the Styxhis barge and the currentboth are oneno waves disturbhis blackened oar.
5. [These squabbling times...]
we live in a cityof discontentwhere joy like a balloonlost from a hand ...
6. [Palmistry poem]
under my pointing fingeris the ring of Solomon.
SAYINGSI'm on Cloud 8 and climbing ...
Look, the mirror echoes me!
This is the dilemma, Socrates is thirsty!
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