Category Archives: Poetry on the Blog

200 Days of Social Distance. A rambling stream of consciousness renku poem

Too much on my mind / internal and external / all consequential Continue reading

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100 Days of Social Distance

This thing This COVID This pandemic Inhumane Merciless Accidentally devastating To (un)american ideals Manifest destiny, The liberty of individuals Over the safety of all But unselective For those whose terrible ideals Put us all in danger. There are no target … Continue reading

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a head full of haiku

Saw aquarium show / fancy tanks reignite love/ for fish-keeping fun Fish tank Degobah / fish and Jedi are the best / maybe I’ll build one. Our fish, Tiny Steve / grew up, now Medium Steve / soon to be … Continue reading

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Larry the Green Unicorn

A green unicorn named Larry Had hooves that were incredibly hairy But he didn’t care About his foot hair It made him unique From his head to his feet And mostly he was quite merry But in a herd Where … Continue reading

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Clarisse “Clacky” Pegicorn

Clarisse is a pegicorn, about her fate she is forlorn. She’s not like mom and not like dad, a fact that makes her o’ so sad. Her wings are small and not robust, not like Mom the Pegasus. Her fur … Continue reading

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Pig and Puffin’s Jig and Muffin

A pig and a puffin Own the Jig and Muffin A bakery and dancing hall The cake a delight Two step out of sight With lessons for one and all Toots the pigs got the beat Puffy puffins got sweets … Continue reading

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More silly poems about stuffed animals

Bumble Bear – chef Bumble. Bumble Bear loves apples and pears But any fruit will do. Cold, warm, or hot, she eats them a lot Her favorite is Bumble’s stew She makes it herself from things on her shelf And … Continue reading

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Is it Monday?

Is it Monday? Warm spring evening As the sun sets Small warblers flit in the big tree Eating gnats Gathering strength For north woods summer nests Small fire pit glows Pops quietly as birds sing Evening songs In my backyard … Continue reading

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ThanXmas 2017

We celebrated / ThanXmas with my family / gathered together We rented a strangers house / but soon it felt just like home Katie and I relax / Climb on top of uncle Mark / Girls watch together Morning sunrises / a … Continue reading

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my day

The Commute. Driving man thinks / thinking while he is driving / his eyes on the road thinking about the future / thinking about his writing writing he must do / writing he wishes to do / writing out his … Continue reading

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