poet

Wild Flowers


along the path of

Wine Purple thistle, white snow

faces of open blooms

smile.

Haiku

© CMM 2021

Run


I am not sure what

It is that draws me to the

LOVE of nature’s run.

Haiku

©2021 CMM

A Beginning


A morning of new

beginnings of tomorrow’s

Dreams… one step and another.

Crescent Moon


I wake to see a

Crescent Moon hanging just above

I look in awe as I have done so often

Stillness as quiet as the sky is black

Yet the lovely light shines on .

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Tanka


I remember the light

In my grandmother’s kitchen

Something you notice,

then later you remember

how refreshing her presence.

© CMM 2021

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 .

2021 ©. CMM

Memorial Day


Weekend Speckled white and ash

Contrast green and soldiers seen

In uniform past.

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What Happen


What happen to the laughter,

The joy that once was there

A dark deep cloud began to rise

A sickness undeclared 

It swept across in human life

Unseen but still so real

A enemy without face 

Claimed all it set out to kill.

The cries within the elderly 

The beds of sick and dying 

The young, the youth,  left 

Behind found alone and crying.

What happen to the laughter

The joy that once was there

Now we gather in brokenness

Now we gather in despair….

2021. CMM

Birthday


A candle on her favorite food

Lit on this her 10th year passing

I sit and wonder in the quiet moment

No birthday song to wish a lasting

Wishes for the future gone

As the days have passed quickly

And you are not here to belong

At this table of celebration

Yet it is for you and only you

Leaving loved ones with their own

deliberation.

©️. CMM 2021

Spring Again


The sky begins

To rumble

The earth breaks

And begins to crumble

Bulbs push up

To soak in rain

And signs now show

Spring returned again

CMM. ©️ 2021