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2 while waiting

the times we wait everyone of us at one time or another has waited for something big and small happy or sad a long time coming or just around the bend a beginning or an end and what we do … Continue reading

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Circuitry

Circuitry The electric circuitry paces An environmental complex even as The swinging of one’s cradle Accelerates to and fro And to and fro: Finally dislodges me. Acquiring media as extension Of my biped humanity, Transcends uneventfully circles Of this child’s … Continue reading

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inamorata

today i was told: shampoo is okay to use, conditioner not. graven inamorata half-sung by runt and his duck. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: News headlines these days are depressing, among other things: about the devastating deluge in swaths of … Continue reading

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the lives words live

a handful of words conjures imagination stirs a world to life. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: Peculiar 5-7-5s And Other Imaginings A haiku or a senryu, or less formally, a poem with a 5-7-5 syllabic construct, while being thrifty with … Continue reading

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Recite!

If my memory still serves me right, back in kindergarten, we were taught a rhyme that went like this: “…away with coffee, away with tea, milk, milk come to me!…” At home I was however reciting  — nay, more like … Continue reading

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Dreaming For The Extraterrestrials

  1. An astronomer dwells as a hermit in my mind, An entity I reap alive from a scholar’s treatise Not so much for his science but for his calculated dreams. 2. The stars obsess him Yet not with the … Continue reading

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walking on sand & sea

walking on sand and sea how can i mark time with my footprints in the sand beneath glassy sea? © ssj 2017 Author’s note:  In the above photo, the texture of the clear sea on sand may seem hard, rough and … Continue reading

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