Tag Archives: hope

Perspective

To err, is human; to trust in the light, sublime– Breathing room required.   (Images by Heather Ross)

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How Winter Springs

Garden caked in snow, single charmed rose, metaphor to give hope its due.

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Song of Hope

They kill poets in these parts don’t they? When I got here I saw Walt Whitman’s wizened head out back impaled on a stake flies buzzing round its concomitant rot and stench I heard one of the locals say it … Continue reading

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Unabated

Hope, that thing unfettered, soul’s window flung open, to bask, to air myself, unabated, no past to claim or follow.

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Granny and Chaplin

  (Today is my grandmother May’s birthday, May-Day in my heart. Tomorrow is Sir Charlie Chaplin’s birthday, Fool’s-Play-Day in my heart. And so, in honor of these two wonderful and loving spirits) In times of hardship and heartache my grandmother … Continue reading

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Savor

I was young, fevered and full of hope. My heart, green in its country, desired to push lightning through blooms, to cherish brightly in a thousand different directions at once. It was and always has been about rounding dreams from … Continue reading

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Sylvia in Blue

Gauging twilight’s depths, the poet draws blinds to dream– Hope, worn to silence.

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Passage

Path bright to fathom, blossoms strewn to ease passage– grieving home each fall.

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Camellia

Fragrant silk manna, arising in deep, dark space– a survivor’s guide.

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Ashprint

Out of the ashes arose nothing recognizable. Embers, in memory, projected a blank sheaf of light to cover the loss.

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