Tag Archives: Leaves

Basketball (Poems)

By a river, near clear water where the trout escape dangling hooks and squirming worms stands a willow tree. Solitary and lonesome in the summer and spring shrouding itself in a curtain of draped leaves emerald and viridian. Autumn rolls … Continue reading

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Forest (Fragments)

Sometimes it’s visible. Sometimes obscured by cloud. It all depends on the wind. It’s how the forest moves. If the clouds clear it’s a sublime vision. ~~~ A vast cluster of roots dangle in the azure. Roosting birds rest tired … Continue reading

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Threads

There’s a point in the forest that people won’t cross. Thats why he went there. That point is where the forest gives way to the colossal trees. Their root systems are blacked out the sunlight barely reaching halfway up their … Continue reading

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Tree House

I had had it. I had had enough. Living on the ground had finally got to me. The people annoyed me, the buildings annoyed me and god save me, everything annoyed me. And up until recently there was nothing I … Continue reading

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Julio Cortazar and his insect audience (2nd Set) (Poems)

Flowers appointment missed hoverfly busy reading Cortazar No longer panning for sap leafhoppers feet trace Cortazars words Cortazars prose hoverfly savours a different nectar Maze of branches and leaves left behind for a maze of words and sentences leafhopper lost … Continue reading

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Magpie (3 poems)

Black and white coruscating through viridian leaves. Streak of purple. ~~~ Black phantom dips white revenant rising. Stripe of purple scythes through the air. ~~~ Black descending white rising stream of purple lingers. ~~~ Same as the heron poems. Feedback … Continue reading

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Tower (3 Fragments)

Above the forest canopy stands a tower. Constructed of wooden beams layed across each other in squares and crosses it pushes through the layers of leaves. On the top of the tower is a viewing platform. Built by a native … Continue reading

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Poems (Park Series)

Tree by the shore Arcing over the water, hanging branches blanket the water. Sunlight filters through the leaves, ivy coiled around the trunk. Blue Tit Blue and yellow, flaring and fading, between drooping branches and waters edge. Water Water stewn … Continue reading

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Monk practicing (Fragment and Poem)

Fragment In a forest clearing stands a hut. The hut is small, consisting of a single room. Built from wood gathered from the forest it is the home of a solitary monk. For a few hours during the day he … Continue reading

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Lantern (3 Fragments)

In the gloaming a faint, distant light works its way towards the forest. Illuminating fragments of the night, it disappears and then reappears, weaving its way through the leaves and the trunks. Sometime it later it returns, its flickering not … Continue reading

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