Archive for ‘chuck’

July 23, 2017

HAIKU: WHO IS THE CAPTAIN

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Who is the Captain

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July 22, 2017

HAIKU: OFF BEATEN PATHWAYS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

I cannot wander

too far off beaten pathways

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July 21, 2017

HAIKU: MYSTERY OF LIFE

by thereluctantpoet

 

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Mystery of life

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July 20, 2017

DOING NOTHING IS A CHOICE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

 

doing nothing’s still a choice

so choose you must

and choose you will

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July 19, 2017

HAIKU: SAY YOU NEVER WILL

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

 

Do you get tired

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July 19, 2017

#9 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

#9 POETRY =

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

 

Poetry =

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July 18, 2017

THE LOVE I PLANNED ON

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I lost the love I planned on

when I lost her

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July 18, 2017

OLD TOY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’m an old toy
up on a shelf
replaced by a new one
I’m all by myself

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July 18, 2017

HAIKU: HER HEART IS TENDER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Be gentle with her

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July 18, 2017

#8 Poetry =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

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July 17, 2017

THE SALT MINES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

working in the salt mines
it’s a hard and daily grind
a slave to weekly wages
it’s a life that’s so unkind 

no parties with the mighty
the famous and the rich

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July 17, 2017

THE HURT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

the hurt
in my heart
has ended 

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July 17, 2017

#7 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Poetry =

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July 17, 2017

HAIKU: I’M ADDICTED

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I was fine before

I started writing Haiku

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July 16, 2017

SPECIFIC REQUEST

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

In disbelief,
He described
her exact words to me
they were:

unambiguous
definitive
descriptive
emotional
heated
final
and
specific

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July 16, 2017

HAIKU: PAINTING MY PORTRAIT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Colored days passing

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July 16, 2017

#6 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

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July 16, 2017

THE DAILY RECORD

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

 

They say there is a daily record
we all make in the Book of Life
I wonder if that’s true
Some poor angel
recording all the details
of everything I do

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July 15, 2017

A MARATHON SLOW DANCE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Even if our

Last Dance

was a Marathon

Slow Dance

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July 15, 2017

HEDONIST

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

hedonist
“if it feels good do it”
no thought of right or wrong
no permanent commitments
have ever lasted long 

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July 15, 2017

#5 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

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July 15, 2017

HAIKU: HEAVEN TO ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Waking up each day

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July 14, 2017

LIGHTENING ROD

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I don’t really understand it

this gift or curse from God

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July 14, 2017

THE PRINCESS AND THE VAGABOND

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

she lives a life of splendor
with white knights and prancing steeds
while I live like a vagabond
content to meet my needs 

the princess lives in fairy tales
high romance and fantasy

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July 14, 2017

HAIKU: FRIENDS STAY TOGETHER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I’ll sit in darkness

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July 14, 2017

#4 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

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July 13, 2017

YOU LIE TO ME

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

You lie

to me

with your words

 

but your eyes

cannot

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July 13, 2017

#3 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Poetry =

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