Category Archives: Poetry

Anxious music

I just found this yesterday. It is the beginnings of a poem I wrote while sitting in a waiting room, feeling anxious. It was written sometime in late November, early December of 2011. The music in the waiting room is … Continue reading

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Name limerick

I just found this limerick I wrote many years ago based on a co-workers name. I hope you enjoy it! There once was a lady named Janine Who was the antithesis of mean Like the poem, she was nice Made … Continue reading

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Anxiety Haiku

I just found this as I was cleaning out my hard drive. I wrote it April 8, 2010. Enjoy! Anxiety creeps through my belly, tensing my back and throat and mind I envision light shining down upon my head the … Continue reading

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The Veils Between Lovers

Wow, when the muse starts pouring inspiration into you, she really pours it into you. This is the poem that arrived in my mind this morning. The Veils Between Lovers A dance of the seven veils Between me and my … Continue reading

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Breathless

Recently I was blessed to experience a connectedness with another person that was so intense it took my breath away. It was a connectedness I haven’t felt in a very long time (if ever). It was a connectedness that was … Continue reading

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I feel you …

One of my goals for this year is to get better at relationships. Since I kind of failed in my marriage, my goal is to get it right next time. One of the pieces of advice I’ve been following is … Continue reading

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Poetry in slow motion

Every morning I take a walk around town or along the beach for 40-60 minutes. I always take my camera with me just in case I see something I’d like to share with others or use as inspiration. This morning, … Continue reading

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Missing you …

Somehow I knew that guy I met New Year’s day would inspire poetry. I just didn’t think it would take this long to manifest. But I guess absence makes the heart grow fonder … or is that distressed? I sometimes … Continue reading

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My first couplet

Well, actually, I’ve probably written couplets before … just not on purpose. In my Long Beach Writing Examiner column today, I wrote about couplets. And just for fun, in the section about couplets in Long Beach, I wrote it in … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Tanka

Today I’m writing about tanka for my Examiner.com column. So I thought I’d write a sample tanka because I can’t seem to find the one I wrote when I was doing a report on poetry in the 5th grade. Here … Continue reading

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