Sunday, September 11, 2011

Another Batch of Poems



Surrounded, and rather overwhelmed, by the media coverage of the 9/11 anniversary, I put up a few more poems, some posted elsewhere and some new, as a little oasis from the storm.


Tiger eats the strawberry
Cliff eats the tiger
Strawberry eats the cliff

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Crabs in a tank
Money to the clerk
Crab in the sea

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Knock on a thousand doors
The same familiar face
Answers each one

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Orchid
The moon
Pointing to a finger

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An old tree
Sharing a moment
Cheek to bark

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Smiling eyes meet
Waves bow
A cow is spared

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Reflection
Connection
Affection

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Fearlessly unfolding
Destination unknown
The oak tree in the garden

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You and I
High five
One hand claps

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From the wood
Of the table top
My face looks out

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Leaves of thought
Bud, flourish and fall
In an eyeblink

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Round cushions
Square mats
Kind hearts


You can find other poems at Some PoemsSome More Poems and Poems Batch 4.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely poems, David. I smiled widely at the one about knocking on doors. So true, so true!

    I, too, am taking a break from the day, so especially glad to come over here for a clear cool dip into the goodness of man. Thank you! And your darling pups!

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  2. Round cushion.. Love that one! (^_^)

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  3. Thanks Tara, you're welcome to drop by anytime!

    Genu - the seat of all wisdom ...

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  4. "cheek to bark" - "a cow is spared" - Lovely lines that are poetry in themselves. Many thanks for writing/sharing.

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  5. The high five one! I love the high five one!

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  6. Yes, the high five. You solved itnfor us all!

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  7. Thank you Bea for your kind words!

    Thanks, Jomon, I'm glad you like it - it's one of my favourites.

    S.M. - Thank you - but don't believe everything I say, believe me! ;)

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