Posts tagged ‘men’

June 27, 2020

This Glorious Passage

by HemmingPlay
Hummingbird hovering at red trumpet vine blossom

Photo by Roger Levien

My past is as implausible as
the tale of a frail
butterfly that flies from Mexico to Canada.
Why? How? To what purpose?

Here and now, I’m between
million-year-old mountains
and the damp, salty shores of
one of an ocean’s quiet, protected bays—
where the fish and the plants and the chemistry,
change day by day, but where the whole is eternal,
where a thousand centuries is as a day.

An ocean and mountains
show us who we really are,
Mere children pretending to be
some heroic captain,
braced on a stormy quarter deck
defying the gale,
the rocks too close.
But the ocean knows it
has swallowed many like us before,
and will take many more.

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September 12, 2017

HAIKU: BEWARE OF BRUISING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

He is a flower

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September 25, 2015

A “Stupid Man” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

stupid men

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February 28, 2013

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by dokurtybitz

Object of fear
Oppression and hate
Break off our molds
Stereotyped never more

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