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I missed it...I missed it.All the minutes,ganged up on me in ambush,crushing me in an instant.Slipping by,In plain sight and in darkness,they mounted their assault,with a relentless, compassionlessdetermination.And I missed it.Sure, I saw the hourspass by like cars in traffic.I saw the days,flow through light and dark.And yes, the months,that came and went with the seasons.But I missed the minutes,the magical momentsthat held the keys of true happiness,the gift of God we often overlook,until they’re gone.I missed it,but not as muchas I miss her.
Sublime-RhymeI lie in bed,red streams,beams, into tired eyes.Why's, run through my head,dead, to an 'outside' world,hurled, from my dreams.Seems that I wake,break, into a day,way off center.Winter is near,here to freeze,seize, my soul.
can't never could doi feel a needto Cum-mings again.if i everwasn't not goingto do it,now is not the time.why would ican't do nothingi shouldn't beable to do?even as i writethis, my hair graysas the wordsfade.
PerspectiveThe sky was perplexedwith the idea of blackand white and blueand gray.But the sea didn't mind,it had seen worseand betterand all points in between.But the moon just laughed,observing,with a perfect smile,above all.And I,I stood alone,watching, obliviousto all the fervor.Thinking,about my pitiful lifeas the worldleft me behind.
Future-Present-PastII would ask youto be my sunburn,not so my skin crawls,but to feel the warmth. in my bones, I feel the earth moveI would ask youto cut my throat,so I can feel my bloodflow. (emo I know) a wet smooch of rain drops
Tsunami and Cherryreborn-in a tsunamiof sakura
DichotomyWar,a battle we all fight,with one demon or another,a person,a thing,a drug,a vice,ourselves
War,a necessary thing,to truly be alive,we must fight,to live,to fight.War,without it there is no love,no joy,no peace,for without a fight,what is a thing worth?War,it gives us everything we need,to survive,to prosper,to be alive.
Some feathered haiku...`silencefrom the night skytalons, then beak--feathersfluttering in the windof a passing car`
Haiku 42frozen pond-by the raccoon tracksa web of cracks
Gathering Darkthe sun has a smileangry - weeping - red passionthe sky wears a grin
Yellow haikuWind catchesthe yellow sailof the tulip
Heavenly FireThe sky, consumed bya spectral conflagration;embers glow brieflybefore the night's rising tidecompletely quenches the fire.
Pigment FieldsFlower heads bobbingwithin the heartbeat of wind — Colours become one
night sky haikuadorningthe temple's roofcrescent moon
24 Hoursi.Dreams will slowly fadeas dawn breaks through the windows;morning’s here again.ii.Stomachs growl and groanas smells from the kitchen waft;afternoon is here.iii.Dusk paints a red sky,the sun retires for the night;evening shall bring peace.iv.The stars and moon dance,a waltz of shining passion;night has come at last.
Mosquito Songsun ray's spun silverhumming blood-drunk ballades:mosquito song
February 2009 Haiku-Wrimo1.winter rain-an old pot fillswith moonlight2.sunrise...birdsong fallingfrom the mountain3.just in timefor the newborn-snow flurries!4.gang signson the old church door...winter deepens5.stillness...a cloudof white breath6.deepin the raven's cry-southern drawl7.midnight walk- between each starthe cosmos8.resting awhileon Issa's death poem-the fly9.morning thaw-the bulldog's growlsoftens10.loneliness...leek soup coldin the crock pot11.crowsbecomingdusk12.one cloudthe shade of mango-winter's end?13.beggingin her native tongue...day moon14noon rain-children pourfrom the school bus15.each strand of cobweb white dew16.smotheringthe prayer candle-evening fog17.my last dollar...a scrap of daylighton the table18.thunder!one small faceat the window19.stretching between seasons earthworm20.gatheringthe prisoners-winter rainbow21.starry night
Winter Haiku - 9the pineunlike the willow-dream of sleep