Posts tagged ‘Martin Shone’

April 11, 2013

Sometimes

by Martin Shone

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sometimes even snow
doesn’t want to be a flake
sometimes it wants more

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March 27, 2013

Delightful!

by Martin Shone

Wildflower passions
blossom beneath the orange moon
as it peaks above its duvet of darkness

Open
to the soft glow of night’s rising fruit
passions boil in scented droplets
of desire
where encumbrances are stripped away
discarded peelings on moonbeams of ache
leaving the flesh to taste the flesh
of the fruit
beneath the fruit’s
rising glow

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January 14, 2013

Waiting

by Martin Shone

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simple is the time

of crow, robin, tree and sprite

simple is the life

that’s waiting

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December 27, 2012

Moonlit night Haiku

by Martin Shone

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Moon’s shadow drifting
silent crows watching beaking
scarfed whispers shiver

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December 19, 2012

Oh sleeping joy

by Martin Shone

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Oh sleeping joy
how your breathing rests
upon the hearts of man
with risen chests

Oh singing joy
you reach and touch
‘pon the soul of life
this daily crutch

Oh blessed joy
how your smile does shine
upon the eyes of she
who births divine

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August 19, 2012

Silvern Shadows

by Martin Shone

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besides this little pool
this little pool of silvern shadows
there sits
two of the finest little creatures
you are ever likely to see

one whose wings are so very fragile
almost see-through in their
pinkenish
pastel
honeyed
ever so slightly
silverish
with tiny tiny
tiny ripples of rhythm
as they flutter in her happiness
at being besides this
little pool of silvern shadows
holding hands with

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