Category Archives: POEMS

‘Tis Time For An Other ‘Twas

‘Twas the day before Christmaswhen I realized this poem ’twas ready for the trash bin(after stifling a whopping groan).But then I asked myself,  “What’s Christmas, without a fun ’twas?”So I grappled with this rhymer thinking, I’ll just add a disclaimer clause. Okay, there … Continue reading

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‘TIS ALL HALLOWS WEEK…

…and there is still much to do, like weaving webs, stringing skulls, and refining shrieks of, BOO! BOO! BOO! True… the pumpkin has been carved, skeletons are out of the closet,

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WHAT THE ICEBERG SAID

Bold. Blue. Megalithic.  To think I might have begun as a whispered word on an ancient’s breath,a droplet in the spray of a neolithic sneeze, the spatter in a sputtered warning, “Run!”a single snowflake spit from a cloud, delivered on … Continue reading

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LEGO LOCKDOWN – THE STOWAWAYS

“Won’t you step into my spaceship,” said the spider to the fly. “Tis the speediest little spacecraft in which you’ll ever fly. It will take us to great heights, ones you’ve never reached before. Just soar up here to where … Continue reading

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FROM MRS. HUMBUG TO YOU – A (sort of) Holiday Greeting

“‘Tis one week ’til Christmas,” resounds through the house. “And nothing’s been hung on the tree,” groans my spouse. Up go his arms in a frenzy, a near panic. “‘Twas weeks ago I dragged the box down from the attic! … Continue reading

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IT’S DECEMBER? WHAT HAPPENED TO NOVEMBER?

I woke up this morning, with my back to a tree wond’ring how on earth my chin hairs had grown past my dimpled knees. The last thing I remember, someone cried out, “trick-or-treat!” Now it’s suddenly December? Are those gnomes … Continue reading

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ODE TO ME BONNIE BLUE PLAID WELLIES

Oh, y’ve done me well, me bonnie blue plaid wellies,   always keepin’ me from sinkin’ deep in bogs squishy, black, an’ smelly.     I’ve enjoyed our strolls across lush fairy glens, twistin’ up trails o’ sweet smellin’ heather,

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MINING 4 MEMORIES IN THE LEAST LIKELY PLACE

webs of spun silk billow in morning’s mild breeze sparkling orbs handiwork of moonlight’s toil twinkle plucked from the cosmos of recollection a cache of memories cling to spider’s haphazard roadmap many muddled fuzzy out of reach others beckon for … Continue reading

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POETIC PONDERING ON: What rhymes with Wisteria?

  An abundance of wisteria if found flourishing in Bulgaria might migrate to Bavaria causing

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IF I WERE A ______ LOVE POEM: A Valentine Pondering Of Sorts

If I were a simple love poem I’d, first of all, want to rhyme, then, be flawless and impeccable in meter and time, but since life is not perfect, nor is this holiday poem, I’ll continue in free-verse (maybe) to a chorus … Continue reading

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