Thursday, April 29, 2010


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and just a taste
just a dash of plum blossom
... the hummingbird.

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In a bare rowan
turned, waiting on the wind
... a hummingbird.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010


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Don't breathe
don't breathe, don't go
... white petals.

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010


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A shadow's slip
the feather's breath
... a splash of petals.

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In sakura white
the day, the night
of a Steller's Jay.

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Pressed blossoms -
drafts of poems
to spring another day.

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Saturday, April 17, 2010


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... seven eight nine ten!
ready or not
chickadee ...

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White linen
and tiny stains of birth
... cherry blossoms.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010


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Love, my love
these threads of silver
... sakura in moonlight.

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April fifteenth:
tuft of cottonwood
... heading home.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010


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Passing petals -
a spotted towhee
purring in a pine
above festivals
of dandelions.

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Crowding the dark
robins chanting
their spring's to-do.

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Incantations
to raise the sun
... robins.

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April fourteenth:
dawn and the drowsy drone
of one last frog.

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Slug signs
and dandy lions
... eyes in the morning dew.

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Friday, April 9, 2010


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April ninth:
the chickadee
... no time for lies.

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See, my love
for our sharp words
an autumn
awash and lost
in petal rains.

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Monday, April 5, 2010


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On a warm stray wind
into the dream
of clouds in trees
that moment, the first flight
... of petals.

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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010


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Three shadows
three dancers
three and me, three lights
into the black
... four in the rain.

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Days of Sakura
chases of children
... of petals.

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In rain
a rusting placard's last words
drip drip drip ...

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Thursday, April 1, 2010