Cemetery Lake

Ripples roll over me tonight with an adrift half moonLurking with grey shadows wounding dreams too soonBulky the arm, of the once firm oak, crying as it floatsLost laughter of children fishing in old wooden boatsWater moccasins slither, stirring lifeless toads, and weaveIn and out of silt made of chemicals, and fetid brown leavesInsects, rotting […]

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Zero

Silence broken by gentle breezesHoneysuckle fragrance teasesGreen anoles behind vines chaseGolden yellow a path birds traceHedgehog slug when angry leavesI sing now to the clapping of our trees Tiny wren chicks in an ample nestLarge voice put to the warbling testWillow oaks from acorns buried growSquirrels hide them from their many foeSmall boy with asthma […]

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