Author Archives: Shainbird

About Shainbird

"A lonely craftsman putting one word after another."

Black Lives Matter

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Of Poets, Fools

In days of poetry, fools Gather to bring order To entropic endeavors Lost between the greens Growing peace and greens Bleeding lives, happiness Reigns within the limits Of sequential times And the shackles of space But oh poet, oh fool, … Continue reading

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Freedom Ringing

Not like a thunderstorm Is the sound of freedom ringing, But as quiet and as original As blood flowing through veins To and from hearts. But just like a thunderstorm Is the sight of freedom ringing, Flickering and waking a … Continue reading

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Fog

impressionism blurring harsh reality clouds crouching near hearts Copyright © 2014 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is for Sahm’s We Drink Inspiration – Poetry Prompt #009: A Photo’s Worth.

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Words – A Diamante

words spoken, written discerning, communicating, transforming abundant, distinct, earnest, scarce encompassing, humbling, elevating, wise, ethereal peace Copyright © 2014 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Resolutions – An Acrostic

Realizing, rethinking, redoing Established revolutions in this fling, Standards adjusted, at least ’til spring. Of what from our being shall forth we bring? Living, knowing life hangs by a string Under the bright lights of a circus ring, Today’s few … Continue reading

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Partakers and Passersby – A Palindrome

Partakers and passersby, Words on eve, and damn A descending world Of beauty as love ’n Intellects wander. Of born child and woman, Man, too: Will good need renewing? Gone, days of old, Shivers past earth on. Pièce de résistance, … Continue reading

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Black and White in Color

At times – tough times, Black and white exists Clearly without bleeding Of color, frivolousness Loses velocity, deep breaths Entomb smiles, hidden Intertwined like branches Of trees seen in starkness, Birthday suits, showing Wear are strong still yet To venture … Continue reading

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Fate

beauty, eyes survive souls seized in cages of cold released to wither Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is for Georgia’s Pixelventures’ Close up: December 14, 2013. 

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Out in the Quiet Night

Out in the quiet night Winter ice persists Below sunless skies, hard, White paths go without Trespass, trees prostrate In despair crippled, encased Leaf by leaf in agonizing Love clinging, vapor rises To skies soundless save For bodies of bark … Continue reading

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