Tag Archives: nature

The Garden Told Me

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the garden told me

it needs me

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a poet to walk along

it to unlock

the unseen unheard

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to feel home

while lost it needed

it told me

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someone that will

walk it for

no reason at all

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if not to be

it to breath along

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The Songs Of Butterflies

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it is a revelation
not one cicada
sounds the same

a butterfly sitting
by me admiring
something I lose

myself on such lightness
I use to tell children
to stop and to listen to

the songs of
butterflies as
they nodded back

This poem, written in 2014, is from the collection California Notebooks 01, click on the title if interested in your own copy.

Poems Come

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when you honor
three layers of mountains

brown beige and purple
straight ahead of you

against a bright blue drape
not noticing the golf ball

poems come floating
the crystal breeze

This poem is part of the collection California Notebooks 02 written in Indian Wells, California.

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.