Monthly Archives: October 2013

Of Cooks and Poets

Mothers and daughters talk, Recalling recipes from long ago, Of dishes made by women gone To the grave, God rest their soul. She, whose legacy is a recipe, Her generosity and skill lingers In minds as memorized by palates Like … Continue reading

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Parallax

beware broken glass counterfeit stars, asphalt seas city darkness sleeps Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Falling Skies

Two squirrels circle Round a constant oak, Chasing each other, Lovers in sunlight, Workers by dark night, Scaling trunks, hanging From branches, acorns And nuts to gather Before cold days collect, To the sound of the sky Falling, thump, thump, … Continue reading

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What Blooms Remain?

What blooms remain To hold the cold In pure disdain Whose life consumes Past morn and thorn For them from wombs Paired-petaled lips Whisper to blur Harsh truths in sips Bouquet of mirth On air, beware Our tread on Earth … Continue reading

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Prime Mover

rolling in the night endless roads mile after mile unforeseen road blocks conveying precious cargo darkness pulls to light of day Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Immaterial

Dresses hanging, rack After rack, women waving Hands, not saying hello, Two little girls sitting On store floor, giggling, Playing, gliding size Markers fallen off hangers Like colorful marbles Spinning S, M, L, XL Sizes without care, audible Grins without … Continue reading

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GPS

coordinated longitude and latitude gateway, playing songs Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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