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Haipoo?

I don't have a poetic bone in my body(and I really do enjoy reading the poetry here), but a recent event which happened to me earlier this week during my lunch break inspired me to try my hand at this most cool haiku - so here goes:

Flies on fresh dog doo
squishing through my five bare toes
should have stayed in bed

not exactly enlightening or insightful (or"a heavy sense of Zen") but it does leave
the reader with a vivid mental image..........lol and hope you are too :D

PS. I was eating my daily refried bean sandwich when this happened and the irony was not lost on my laughing hyena coworkers.

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A simple poetic departure.

God Is Good.
So Am I.
All Is Well.
Thanks.
Good-Bye.

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Tears and Time

Glistening Tears
Crystalline Drops
Streaming Alone Through
Smiling Grooves
Meeting Their Bed
of Tissues like
Flesh Leaves the
Spirit to Depart From It
Unable to Reverse It
Nothing You Can Do
The Drops of Reality
in those Tissues...
Could Water the Crops
and Extinguish a Wildfire
With Their...
Painful & Somber Voyage.
Ah but Now Those Tissues
Become
Like The Fabric of a
Mother's Apron
on
a Sunny Afternoon.
Oh...
It Must Be Time To Play.

'Mother Mary Come's to Me Speaking Words of Wisdom...
Let It Be."

"La,la,la,la...."

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British Birds Don't Do That

In Houghton-le-Spring,
If you hear a bird sing,
It wouldn’t be that rare I must say.
But if you see one dance
Then it must be from France
In County Durham on holiday.
It’s just too absurd
To suggest British birds
Partake in dances of any kind.
At least not in full view,
That will never do.
British birds are far too refined.

A poem from my latest collection of comic verse for Children... Further info here:

http://originalwriting.ie/bookshop/poetry/a-poets-nonsensical-journey-through-england-scotland-and-wales/

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Ecstatic Dancing

Musical notes fall
Synapses register joy
Crazy toe traction

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Madame Ferdinand Jamin

A rose aroused
Inspires desires

Arising as pyres
Suspiring expire

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Yeah, Andy

What Anna said...

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Hey Andy?

Long time no hear, Free. Let us know if you're still kicking in Vermont's poet cathedral...

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Birth/Rebirth

Conception,
Birth.,
Beauty.
Sickness,
Old age,
Death.
Conception,
Rebirth

Stop.
I just want
To stop.
Or at least
Slow down
At the
Beauty part.
Please?

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