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by binx
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Colm Roe wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:50 pm
Hey binx, sounds like they found the wrong tomb :o
Interesting read.

Call me, George, Colin. And, no, it wasn't.

by George
by binx
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Views: 5609

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4/21 poem

One Week Later

A cave opens
in a hillside

Another man
appears

holding a dried palm
branch

He is
weeping
by binx
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
Replies: 665
Views: 5609

Re: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!

I am falling behind--overwhelmed. Please know that I spent many hours after NaPo was over last year reading and savoring the poetry, comments and camaraderie. I hope that everyone continues to revisit the archives for further comments--I will. I'm not certain how much I will be able to participate ...
by binx
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Views: 5609

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4/18 poem When It's Cold Any city street is a portrait in itself— a woman with beads in her veins, children begging for insults. In any given cafe, a waitress with raspberry eyes might stare perceptively or examine emphatically; and they are sad, after all. On these types of mornings, I ask myself w...
by binx
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
Replies: 665
Views: 5609

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4/17 poem

End Game

Remember,
once you were good
for nothing—

now every day seems
to be all of them.

by George
by binx
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Poem 4/16

Paschal

I dream of storm clouds,
gathering dark beyond sin,
and a man—

I hear him
breathing.


by George
by binx
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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4/15 poem


The Aging Process

So cold
in its openness—

colder yet
in its promises
by binx
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Views: 5609

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4/14 poem Cartography Back in the days, I worked mostly on my geography— Sounds of wine glasses clinking, maybe a breeze from wind through trees; scant description from little events as life continued to widen: semester grades were posted, a dissertation was written then torn up; there were hangover...
by binx
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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4/13 poem

Another April 13 in Minnesota

After the sun melts,
I meet your featured hands—

a finger touches me,
gazes calm us.


by George
by binx
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019
Topic: National Poetry Month Celebration 2019 - Post Poems Here!
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Views: 5609

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4/12 poem

When Night Comes

stars swarm, collide
and I stand on my deck—

I do not enter the grass,
my yard full of shards.

by George