Tag Archives: Life

Dignity – A Tanka

sun tired of gray skies hides within the gold of trees life in perspective red and brown trace blood and land bareness minds our age to death Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Reading the Leaves

Half full, reflecting, Saturated waters Darkening, selfless Trees succumbing, Dregs of existence. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. NaNoWriMo Day 10: 1258

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Vacuums

devoid of matter suspended beyond access our mendacity Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Variations – A Rondeau

In variations, life is continued. One’s trash is another’s pleasure imbued, A head clearing, generating windmills, Pies to elbows to books on windowsills, Changing times and generations renewed. Eternally our speech and hands are cued To the soundtrack of the … Continue reading

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On Loan

My heart is not my own, From you, it is on loan. If love be lost to you, I’d, too, be also blue. My mind is not my own, From you, it is on loan. If sense is less than … Continue reading

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Morrow’s End

From dawn to dusk And rose bloom’s end, Gift bestowed, goodness Owed, a God-send. A truce of trust, In now for ever, Ends darkened hope, Awaited endeavor. A loud thud by lost Soul and vagabond, True hearts and minds, Near … Continue reading

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Inclinations

Delicate paths paved By tears sloping, Passions climbing Thoughts conceived For the ever-elusive contentment in living. Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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In My Brokenness – A Choka

In my brokenness Near intact designs and schemes, I breathe to fill my stomach And stand upon three, Exhaling depths of place, time, Resuming blessings of pain To the awareness Of my surroundings, I shall hold my brokenness. Copyright © … Continue reading

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She Knows

She stood there in a print of calicos, Wind exposing knees like russet potatoes. Life can be hard and this is how it goes: There are a few highs and many lows, Hide your pain and all your woes Even … Continue reading

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Dead Trees

Summer winds tickle leaves Of trees growing beside, A dead tree doesn’t laugh Whose limbs are petrified. Sullen and without sway, Barely a shade to provide, Yet it looms high above Beyond personas belied. Arms outstretched, reaching Like memoirs verified. … Continue reading

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