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Railroad Crossing
By cephas777 on 04/10/2016
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Tunneling under spruce branches,
we laid model train tracks in an oval around the base, mirror ornaments reflecting our designs.

Around and around the Lionel freight engine,
coal car .....
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The road
By mhmfrogs on 03/31/2016
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My acquaintance with poetry in general and the simplistic literary brilliance of Robert Frost in particular, came at a relatively early age. My mother would ambivalently imply that I was too youn .....
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Old Man
By cjkrieger on 03/07/2016
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I remember he says
When I was young
That store on the corner
Was run by an old Jewish couple

I remember the numbers
They had on their arms
And was always curious
Why they .....
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My Friend
By KenAtkins on 03/04/2016
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I remember you in elementary School,
not exactly friends, but we were cool.
We became friends in the Junior High hall,
Two to one, my back against the wall,
You stood next to me, sai .....
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You
By cjkrieger on 03/04/2016
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So young
I couldn't find a place to begin
To unroll my dreams
And growing old was always you
Never me

? By cjkrieger On 3/4/2016 4:09:21 PM
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When Old Dancers Die
By cjkrieger on 03/08/2016
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She was a dancer
But now at age sixty seven
During the day
Her ghost leads small groups
Of aging seniors
In palates stretching
Several times a week

She was a dancer
An .....
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What Love Is All About
By cjkrieger on 03/08/2016
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Scared of the dark
He walks about the house
In his Justice League Pajamas
Armed to the tooth
With his batman signal flashlight

He knows that these days
The darkness holds no .....
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A Temporary Man
By cjkrieger on 03/09/2016
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He has all the time in the world
And refuses to accept
That his life can end
Although he believes differently
If you ask him
Death is what happens to others
Not to him
He is .....
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The Joy Of Missing Stars
By cjkrieger on 03/09/2016
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Her skin was as dark as night
And when she stood up
Against a diamond studded sky
It was as though all the stars caressed her
While her silhouette fell across the heavens

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My Very Last Poem
By cjkrieger on 03/02/2016
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When the night wind blows
And I quietly sit alone
While the television hums in the background
Words come to me

Sad words of longing
And poetry that speaks of tendernes .....
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Cotton Wool Clouds
By cjkrieger on 03/10/2016
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I have tried
To capture the words of your pen
Speaking of cotton wool clouds
But no matter how much I stare
There is nothing I can see

I have tried
To dream the dreams you .....
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Heralding Daffodils
By mwhousemouse on 02/12/2016
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Reviewed: "Mountains And Roads" & "The Circle"[br>
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Heralding Daffodils


earth surface
crumblesome
they appear< .....
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The Circle
By cjkrieger on 02/09/2016
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There were cloudless days
Sunless days
Without so much
As a breeze in the air

Days when the trees and flowers
Slept
As I watched the river
Sitting frozen still
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Kilimanjaro
By cjkrieger on 02/24/2016
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Damn your rocks
And slippery slopes
And the ice that clings
To your sides

Damn the way
You challenge my skill
Or the way you
Entice me higher

Damn the sound
Of .....
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Mountains And Roads
By cjkrieger on 02/11/2016
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Not a single cloud in the sky
And the sun
Bright, shiny and smiling
Is trying to pull the chill from the air

As the melting snow
Runs down the mountains
Off the roofs .....
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Hiding In Summer Nights
By cjkrieger on 02/26/2016
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My air conditioner groans
In the noon day summer?s heat
While unseen? except to me
I watch winter running about
Seeking shelter
In the far shady left corner
Of my meagerly .....
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Seasons
By cjkrieger on 03/01/2016
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The warrior fades with industry
No plot, no secret, no transportation
Empty roles unfinished
Air, smog, sea
Continue
Rooms, on rooms, in rooms for rent
Outside my window
A vi .....
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Annulment
By cjkrieger on 03/03/2016
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I began to stop seeing her
When she told me
About her Bowie knife collection
And her occasional bouts with P.M.S.

? By cjkrieger On 3/3/2016 8:30:56 AM
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WANTING MORE
By barbsdad2003 on 03/01/2016
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Near 7:00 a.m. this morning.

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I watch the patio through closed back door's partly blindered window. I hear raucous crows calling to one another. Though faintly. The clo .....
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The Chair
By cjkrieger on 12/16/2015
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The rocking chair on the porch
Was old and worn
Most of the shine
Had long since dulled
By rain and many seasons
But it was her favorite chair
And more comfortable
Then any s .....
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