Philosophy

Silence


A blade of grass moves

In silence from the gentle breeze

Solemnity found among the verdant green

As cool spring rain falls on the day to remember .

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Memorial Day


Weekend Speckled white and ash

Contrast green and soldiers seen

In uniform past.

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Embers


A Day to remember

In winter’s dark embers

With the cold at your feet.

A saint in the past

Made sure love would last

So now we give roses and sweets.

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Haiku


Barrenness season

Frigid reminder of loss

Temporarily …

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New Years Day


Breaking trail

the first day.

The year is now

a different number.

A cold night

a restless slumber.

2021 even sounds

better than before .

So slowly we open,

now close the door.

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Autumn Run


I looked at the trees,

watched the leaves fall

How lovely it is

In spite of it all.

The tensions are high

about wrong or right.

The people have voted

and we grumble in spite

However the trees’ colors

of burnt orange and gold

the breeze helps them fall

and the trees just get old

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Blue Moon


A full blue moon

Hangs just outside

The stars near by

All will hide

Behind the blue moon…

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Crescent Moon


Sometimes I feel like Heidi.

The moon and planets meet me,

chilly autumn air, crickets scream,

leaves are browning autumn seen.

Sliding into a Midwest home run

when leaves will fall against the sun .

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Running


I thought of all the places

I thought of many paces

over the years I ran

In hopes i always can

It has been me

My constant …

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