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THREE? THAT’S ALL, FOLKS!

Me blog twice in one day?  Unheard of, but I’ve just found out it is National Limerick Day and I can’r resist.  Actually I am dwelling on what to do for kindness week #RevofKindness.  I’m supposed to be kind to me. … Continue reading

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THE CIRCLING HAWK

From the rooftop I sit and watch The lazy circling of a hawk. I watch—almost hypnotized Unguarded from insidious lies.   Drawn into his enchanting beauty As death dictates his dangerous duty.   Evil comes in disguise Relaxed beauty in … Continue reading

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GOODBYE

Adios, au revoir, tata, farewell All mean you’ll be gone a spell. If you cheat while you’re gone, And hit your bed after dawn, Returning, you’ll hear your death knell. ************** Thanks, Rashmi, for the prompt:  here       … Continue reading

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YOUR SCARS, MY DISCIPLINE

I don’t need to see the scars for my doubts, Lord, as much as I do for my discipline.  I get so lax and lazy. Even then, You reach to me. I see the hands – I see the scars, … Continue reading

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Angry Andrew

He was known as Angry Andrew; Any mistake and his temper flew. People stepped aside, Until the day he died Without a friend to bid him adieu. ————– I picked up my five and seven year old great-granddaughters for a hundred … Continue reading

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DREAM BIG

‘Tis my cherished dream – I see myself occupied In a Class A firm. —————- https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-87-classfirm/

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LOST? MY FIND

  He’s a well trained puppy, all around You say, report him to “Lost and Found?” No, I’ll not bother to look for the owner I consider him to be a donor. I’m  gonna keep this nice grey hound. —————- … Continue reading

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SPRING SWING

Cold, tight wires loosen. Relaxed wire makes springtime swing, As birds bask warmly. ———– Prompt: use words ‘tight’ and ‘warm’ by Ronovan  https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/haiku-the-tight-rope/  

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EMANCIPATED! WHO’S FREE?

I’m eighteen. I’m emancipated. No more bondage to the things I’ve hated. Now mom can’t  nag me out of bed No forcing book knowledge in my head.   Emancipated!  I am free! I’ll spread my wings; I’ll be ME. No … Continue reading

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