Three New Poems on I Write Her – The Short of It

Photograph by Pexels/Pixabay – Poetry by Joni Caggiano

Nature Changes 

Hearts of love hang by spider silk, painting the rust-colored leaves,
shedding old clothes as dying flowers bid goodbye to bees.
Impatient is the fall wind, causing green to intermingle with the color brown.
We are watching the movement of the last squirrels digging holes in the ground.
Kisses fall from the sky from migrating birds as they say their goodbyes.
My soul spins restless as I imagine nature cutting so many gorgeous ties.

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Lost Love

How can I begin to soothe the covers of the bed with my sad tears?
I thought we would pave a path of red stone throughout the years.

Can’t you hold me, my love, just one more time so I can see white?
Please breathe me in like you can, just for one more delicious night.

Half a person when you are not with me, I am lost in a sea of sorrow.
I cannot bear the dream or the truth of such a loveless tomorrow.

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The Lighthouse

your song plays and tiptoes inside my loving head
erasing any static in the air, with your pleasing voice
your sound stills my watch’s long blue arms, stopping time
four months have gone since you left on a fishing boat
now only the brooding sea life is here to cry tears for me

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68 thoughts on “Three New Poems on I Write Her – The Short of It

    1. Oh I didn’t have a stocking and now I do. Thank you dear friend. Sending you so much love and blessings for the new year Brad. Merry Christmas 🎁🎄. Thank you for the stocking I will treasure that. Love ❤️ Jonikins

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    1. Oh thank you so much. It is another blessing today to be on Suzi’s beautiful magazine. You are kind as your poetry is incredible. You are as talented with your poetry as your art. This blows me away. So grateful you are sharing your gifts as God wants and tells us to. Love you two bunches my friends. We are about to watch our church service. 🎄🌲🎁🎁⛄️⛄️So grateful to Our Lord for the Birth Of His Son and Mary who was so faithful.
      Also I am blessed with the honor of knowing you Francisco and the gifts your wife brings as well. Thank you my friend. 🤗🎄🌲🎁🙏

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      1. Thank you so much Joni. We feel very blessed as well and you are an incredibly lovely and gifted writer. Your poetry inspires and uplifts and I am so thankful to know you are a great friend. Love to you and your husband and all the best!
        F

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      2. Thank you for your continued kindness. I am delighted you enjoy my poetry. We are likewise grateful for your wonderful friendship. Love to you my friend and you wife. We wish you all the best as well. We are hopeful, as I know you two are as well, to put this year as a reminder of many things behind us. We pray for good things for our earth, our world and for all its people.
        🎁🤗💕❤️🎄⛄️⭐️⭐️🦋

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    1. We did thank you so much. I am so glad you liked my poems. Thank you for your kind words. We did have a nice Christmas I hope you enjoyed your time as well. Hope all is well with you my friend. Sending love ❤️💕🤗Joni

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      1. Who wouldn’t like your poems Joni you write so well😊 Good to hear you had a wonderful time. Yeah we too had a wonderful time and yes, I am good🙂 Thank you for your love Joni, back to you too❤️❤️❤️

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  1. You spin fantastic webs w/ words, Joni. The images glitter and shine, as if crafted by fairies. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, my friend. Just having loved ones around a table is a great blessing. Wishing you and yours a very Happy New Year! Love, A. ❤ ❤ ❤

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    1. Oh thank you for your gracious words my dear friend Anna. I have had you and your daughter and family on my mind. Blessing to you as well. Prayers for healing for your daughter. Sending you tenderness and thankfulness for your friendship. Love you 💕❤️Joni

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      1. This really does touch my heart John. Thank you. I read your lovely stories and it makes me think of my father when he was very young and in the war. It makes me imagine that he was treated and found kind company, like you did. I know he, if still with us, is much much older than you, but when you are away from home, kindness must be worth it’s weight in gold. So your stories always make me think of my father and how he might have been loved wherever he was. Hugs 🤗 and much love ❤️ Joni

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    1. Hi John so nice to hear from you my friend. Thank you for your kind comment. Thank you for all the beautiful stories of your that I enjoyed reading so much this year. May this New Year be brighter and healthier for everyone. Sending you lots of love ❤️ my sweet friend. 🤗💕❤️Joni

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    1. Thank you so much beautiful Button. I am so glad you enjoyed them. Your kind words are always appreciated. Having a blessed new year’s day and hope you are as well. Sending love, hugs, blessings and prayers for a healthier and happier year for our world. Sending you white snow caps from around the world. Layered they look like ocean waves of pure white across your land. Love you Button, ❤️💕🤗🦋🙏🎈Joni

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  2. Ok….WOW!!! My mind is blown!!! Running back up to click over and finish all of these. They are WONDERFUL!!! And what a VERY SWEET Christmas gift for us all!!! Thank You, beautiful Joni!!! 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖!!!

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    1. Thank you for reading these Katy I appreciate it. I am grateful you liked them. I was delighted to be published on I Write Her as I have enjoyed the pieces I have read here. I will have at least one piece in her Anthology. We artist do what we do because we can’t help ourselves not because we get rich doing it. Thank you for reading me. Love you Kind Katy. ❤️💕🤗🦋🐉🐉🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🐜🐜🐜

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      1. Oh gosh…COMPLETELY my pleasure!!! Those poems were a journey!!! I’m happy You will be in her Anthology and look forward to it! And yes….I believe our expression is the way we communicate with the world. We can’t help it….it just comes out and we land gently among one another!!! Love You too, Beautiful!!! And Thank YOU for reading ME!!! Dragony kisses (minus the dragon breath as they’re good a brushing!) 🤗💖🐉🦋🧚🏽💕😊!

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      2. “We can’t help it . . . It just comes out and we land gently among one another.” That is such a sweet saying. What a blessing to have so many dear friends in this community. Kisses back to the dragons. 🤗💕🧚‍♀️🐉🐉🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️ the fairies send their love too.

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    1. Thank you so much for reading my friend. They are certainly meant to evoke strong meaning. I just got to WordPress this morning. I hope you saw your nomination went through. It wasn’t live till one am last night but it is out there. Have fun with it and don’t worry about sticking to a stricken schedule if you can’t. I think people are just really enjoying seeing everyone’s photos. Have an amazing day, sending love and hugs. Joni
      🤗💕❤️🧚‍♀️🧚🏻🧚‍♀️🧚🏻

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      1. Sounds good please don’t put any pressure on yourself. Just have fun with this. You are a good sport to participate. You are a prolific writer/author. Stuart is in the middle of working with his editors/publishers, etc. too. So everyone understands. He also has many books written. Love ya have a splendid day. 💕❤️🤗🦋🧚🏻🧚🏻🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️

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