Looking up in awe and wondering: How could one tree grow so tall? What kind of magical seed was planted? What was god's intention? I keep imagining what it would be like to tower over everyone, to look down from the sky of sun-kissed nobility at the munchkins who hover on the ground. --by mark [...]
Sandy crow gets lost in the sand Ruffled feathers from the wind Oiled bill from the oil spill Sandy crow keeps foraging for food An omnivore with an unsophisticated palate Listens for worms and snatches insects on the fly Like men with metal detectors searching for valuables Sandy crow scours the beach until he finds [...]
When I came to the intersection The sign said, smile So I smiled at the man Crossing the street with a cane. He returned the favor By adding a thumbs up sign. It was a sweet gesture, a show of gratitude-- In the friendly circle Of the smiley face zone.
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Helen, can't we talk about other things besides crows? Crows! Crows! Crows! Crows exist, they're a reality. There's nothing we could do about it. We just have to get along somehow, Keep our beaks out of each other's feathers. Look Helen, at the beautiful ocean: The weather is warm, the sun's out, There's plenty [...]
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The man with a thousand tattoos Shuffles up and down State Street Clothed in a colorful body suit A skeletal but striking canvas on display He can't sing or dance Not even a circus performer But he's a moving work of fragmented art A homeless collection of ink and poetry The focal point of a [...]