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Tea Garden Path

dewdrop path, this dream under a nightingale moon cherry petals drift up to the dusk-vined gate I follow the scent of tea old words ring, thoughts crash like cairn stones in a spring flood, scoff  and grate–each foot falls hard on stone paths, fern-coiled … Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Showcase open for submissions

Originally posted on the zen space:
The Winter 2014 Showcase is open for submissions. See the Submission page for details of how to get in touch. You only have until the end of the month! This time, as far as…

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there are different symbiotic connections, but simply put we interact because we need each other–what are your needs? “Please stay.  I need you.” “I will protect you and your dreams.” “With you I’m happy.” “Without you I am not whole.” … Continue reading

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Drinking a Cup of Tea

My youngest challenged me early this evening to write a poem about drinking a cup of tea.  Took a while for inspiration to brew, so here is my late attempt. after water boils my cup sits, too hot to drink … Continue reading

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Multiverses: Ready for Launch

Originally posted on Red Dragonfly:
. Hey everyone, Every once in a while someone makes you an offer you can’t refuse. This happened to me not long ago when John Hawk, who is a wonderful poet whose poetry I have…

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