Tag Archives: beauty

To The End

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we all walk
bundled up on
winter days
but the dogs

jump for joy

the old man
will not sit by
his fire he takes
himself out

slowly stretching
his steps next
to the lines
of poplars

he will walk to
the end not
a thought
of surrender

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© 2013

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Asking You

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don’t many of us
in this life get the chance
to be human

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even if for a brief
moment of vulnerability

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tenderness entwined in
with love and forgiveness
embracing mistakes

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ours or others
understanding
there are no podiums

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but one race
just one step
following
the other

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one person
looking after another

keeping our necks oiled
to turn around

any given time

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To Keep Me Standing

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out of the dark gray morning
the turtle dove calls

same song she plays
on all seasons to call me

out of sleep into the awakened
daily life the tiresome day life

that holds a song or two
such as hers
to keep me standing
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New Church

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this is

my new church

the desert plane

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where the spirit lives

I shall come and

preach to all

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the desert gold

bushes sitting quietly

preach the deepest

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silence on which

they already thrive

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This poem is part of the poetry collection California Notebooks 02. If you wish to order a copy please click here.

Serenità

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Sunday’s posts are dedicated to Italian poetry

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taciturna

volo in bassi cerchi

leggera per il giardino

spensierata

non pesa la serenità

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Yes, on Tuesday poems will be in English, as usual.

Unpublished 2021

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sun rays

powerless

reflect away

from the frozen

skin of the small pond

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there no duck is

allowed to swim in days

like these slivers of ice

compacted together

a strange collage

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reminiscent of abstract art

fish swimming below unseen

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Blossom In Presence

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it is so

that every morning

I go about pressing the foot

on the same path that’s how

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habits are formed good ones

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I have learned in between

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steps to make treasure of

observation new revelations

as they come blossom

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in presence

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This is the first poem posted in 2021 with my wish to you that you will blossom in presence in all of your beauty.

~ Also, tomorrow is my birthday and I wish to myself the good habit to be present and grateful every day that is given to me.

This poem is part of the poetry collection California Notebooks that can be bought on Amazon with a special discount.

Enjoy reading poetry, enjoy basking in its beauty, there is still much we can be grateful for…