Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vanishing Prairie

The burnished yellow grass of the sun- parched prairie, brittle and broken by the wind, platters up a solitary rider. Still as ice, he’s fastened to the horizon by ebony eyes seeking sustenance for his family and his people.   At … Continue reading

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Brainflee

Brainflee   An idea, not unlike a fleabite on the brain Wants to be scratched from time to time. Some persist, some flow right down the drain Some provoke behavior others call a crime Mocking efforts chasing skittish words Like … Continue reading

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Fall and Leaving

The leaves of the elm tree are leaving. The steel guerney stands sentinel below. Red and black, black and red are the colors announcing the neighborhood show.   Bathrobes and curlers and T-shirts’ slippers and flip flops, some shoes. Fashion … Continue reading

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Reflections

  Reflections The startled old man in the mirror is not the young man in the mind The man in the mind is carefree, that story he still hopes to find.   The wrinkled old man in the mirror sees … Continue reading

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