Monday, October 30, 2006,11:21 PM
falling in love
falling in love
with the autumn leaves,
watching them drop,
leaving me, yet again,
to face winter alone
 
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,11:19 PM
the sun's warmth
thesunswarmth
the sun's warmth
fills the autumn day
as winter snickers
 
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Sunday, October 29, 2006,10:44 PM
how can it be spring
how can it be spring
in australia
the schoolgirl asks
turning the globe
upside down
 
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,1:24 AM
the old man
the old man,
his face holding years
in deep furrows-
we meet, first and last time
in the crowd


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,1:23 AM
visited
visited
visited
by youthful thoughts
clouds leave the sun
 
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Saturday, October 28, 2006,8:45 AM
grasping
grasping
for a reason
to smile,
a hard thing to do
when you're gone
 
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Friday, October 27, 2006,10:57 PM
daylight savings time
daylight saving time-
I skip
my usual nap


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Thursday, October 26, 2006,11:46 PM
thunder echoing
thunder echoing
from north to south
and west to east
crescendo of my heart beat
makes sleep impossible
 
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Wednesday, October 25, 2006,10:09 PM
relentless
relentless rain
drowning the ground,
hiding the moon-
finding myself
walking in your dream
 
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Tuesday, October 24, 2006,11:02 PM
dancing in sunlight
dancinginsunlight_00
dancing in sunlight
from flower to flower
at noon-
where are the butterflies
at midnight


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Monday, October 23, 2006,10:03 PM
rising sun
rising sun
climbs above the trees
and the roofs
as steam from the river
softens the brightness


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Sunday, October 22, 2006,10:51 PM
cold front
cold front-
watching you drive away
at sunset


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,10:32 PM
driving wind
drivingwind
driving wind-
summer leaves
fly south


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Saturday, October 21, 2006,10:25 PM
old gum
old gum
found by my fingers
under the chair
you break my heart
again and again
 
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,10:20 PM
temperature
temperature
falls
with
the
leaves
 
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Friday, October 20, 2006,11:30 PM
loneliness
loneliness
felt in the sound
of a train horn
as I turn off lights
for another night
 
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,11:06 PM
kindergarten trip
kindergarten trip-
ducklings follow their mother
on the boardwalk
 
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Thursday, October 19, 2006,10:00 PM
moon hides behind
moon hides behind
a cloudy quilt...
midnight shiver
 
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Wednesday, October 18, 2006,10:02 PM
reading her letter
reading her letter
cup half full
of cold coffee
 
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Tuesday, October 17, 2006,10:05 PM
as earth spins
asearthspins_00
as earth spins
away from the sun
and the past
a lone hawk circles
my thoughts of you
 
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Monday, October 16, 2006,10:52 PM
monarch butterflies
monarch butterflies
disrupt my writing
of tanka-
flying away with them
in my autumn daydream
 
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,10:41 PM
rainy afternoon
rainy afternoon
a certain shade of green
on tree trunks
 
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Sunday, October 15, 2006,10:50 PM
relentless rain
relentless rain
falling through cold air
into my mind
looking for thoughts
worth holding on
 
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Saturday, October 14, 2006,11:14 PM
looking for you
lookingforyou_00
looking for you
walls covered with
silent memories


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,10:24 PM
above the sky
above the sky
stars silently watch
our lives
no need of weather reports
news updates or worries
 
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,1:20 PM
autumn weekend
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autumn weekend
sparkling sunlight shines
on bare limbs


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Friday, October 13, 2006,12:58 PM
october picnic
october picnic
standing close to the
smoking grill


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Thursday, October 12, 2006,10:53 AM
hand made quilt
handmadequilt
hand made quilt
added to the bed
mood swings


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Wednesday, October 11, 2006,10:02 PM
rising sun
rising sun
exposing red eyes
falling asleep


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,10:01 PM
not one star
not one star
seen from above
at midnight
the familiar ache
begins to spread


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Tuesday, October 10, 2006,10:01 PM
water
water
coming
down
from
above-
leaky faucet


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Monday, October 09, 2006,11:07 PM
out of ink
outofink2
out of ink
the pen put away-
azure sky


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,10:10 PM
watching the sky
watching the sky
through your eyes
in a dream;
seeing a cloud cover
half of the moon


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Sunday, October 08, 2006,10:07 PM
above me
above me,
falling from pine branches,
brown spent needles
on my unkempt hair-
thinner each autumn



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,10:05 PM
interrupted
interrupted
interrupted
by a train horn-
butterfly escapes



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Saturday, October 07, 2006,11:20 PM
bare ground
bare ground
partially covered with
yellow leaves..
a coke bottle cap
reminds me of summer

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,3:20 PM
the wind blows
the wind blows
beside the river
as always
your voice visits me
from far away


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Friday, October 06, 2006,10:25 PM
autumn weekend
 
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,6:49 AM
old poems
old poems
in a box of letters-
class reunion


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Wednesday, October 04, 2006,10:27 PM
slowly walking
slowly walking
through a group of cedars
by the lake...
their age is hidden by the shade
and I try to do the same


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Tuesday, October 03, 2006,10:05 PM
93 degrees
 
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Monday, October 02, 2006,10:21 PM
my daily lesson
my daily lesson
interrupted by a thought-
school door opens



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,6:58 AM
counting the hours
counting the hours
left of the day
as I collect my work,
noticing a "to do" list
for october.....last year



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Sunday, October 01, 2006,10:15 PM
autumn leaves
autumnleaves
autumn leaves
begin their day

by falling
 
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