Category: Poems

PEACE GAMES

  PEACE GAMES The children in the yard played war, they played their war loud and shrill. From the window I called them: For once, play peace! I
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Or Was It Nine

Or Was It Nine Perhaps we had only seven nights I don’t know I didn’t count them how would I have been able to Perhaps no more than
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THE STANDSTILL OF SILENCE

THE STANDSTILL OF SILENCE Silently like a snowflake Christmas came At the junction of the night it met the standstill of silence Although tired of traveling breastfed the
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My mother

  My mother with the open arms greeting me when I visited her my mother with the tender words when I phoned her that I couldn’t come my
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XX

XX Daybreak. The branch leans its thin profile to the windows, the body, of your eyes. Birds, eyelids The pupil slightly turns toward the sketched light. Dawn, breaks
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REINCARNATION

REINCARNATION If I do, return me back IF I do, return me back . . . shall I come back through the same gate shall I see the
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WINTER HAIKU

Slowly branch by branch breaking out of the vapour the green of the pines *** A colourful bridge between heaven and earth a rainbow *** Dancing on water
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A THOUGHT

A THOUGHT Between his eyes and her tears is always that suitcase, and the distance from so many trips to insight to the fire of poetry in a
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