Category Archives: poetry in motion

Don’t let me

Don’t let me embrace the darkness within, let me see the light and look towards it with a delight of a bird or a fish or a bit of both

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It’s cold outside

It’s cold outside,  but here beneath this tree of knowledge, i can hide. It is cold outside but here beneath this layer of self doubt i can unfold my wings and fly into the dark cold night , leaving behind … Continue reading

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Breaking wings

Michael Jackson’s  sweet voice ,  a baby bird singing “rocking robin” while once again   associations to birds  take  me away flying upon the delicate wings,  a cold winter night, sitting in the light trying not to break, careful not to … Continue reading

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loud and clear

The skies above the city are a stark blue, but beneath the people are so loud and indifferent to me

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It always feels as though

It always feels as though  i am the odd one out the one that does not fit anywhere . I might as well be a shadow  while in front of me the puppets  play. Hey, I might as well be … Continue reading

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Ode to Shan’Ann Waats:Flying home

Shan’Ann Waats , 4 months pregnant with son Niko, and her daughters Bella and Celeste  were  murdered by her husband , this is a photo of the illusion her family life had turned out to be as the husband she … Continue reading

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My daughter is

A poem written for my daughter who is 22 years old today. Another birthday has gone by  and we are not together anyhow . It was a beautiful Autumn day when you came to the world I was afraid i would … Continue reading

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At some point

  At some point  they will reduce you  To a number of years,  after they have already  reduced you to a gender role  and a social status.  At some point  they will place you  in an open casket  to view  … Continue reading

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why don’t you translate ?

An answer for a well intending person   Why don’t you translate ?  you like to write is like asking why don’t you paint houses when you wish to paint your emotions.

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why are we here?

Dedicated to the memory of my parents who did not raise me in the “right” values and left me to figure it all out on my own, and perhaps that is a value too. Why are we here when we … Continue reading

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