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    Keep perspective loose --
    in the foreground are monsters
    of inattention

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    Of inattention
    I have many good stories.
    I teach teenage kids.
    Last edited by Debio; 04-16-2012 at 09:55 AM. Reason: oops, left off a word

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    Respect for my lawn
    is non-negotiable, kids --
    shotgun with rock salt!

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    Shotguns with rock salt,
    the best way to spend the day
    watching young ones flee

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    Watching young ones flee,
    I pick out all the grannies
    And bite off their heads.

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    "And bite off their heads,"
    the Elder God said to me.
    I can't disobey.
    Last edited by Debio; 04-21-2012 at 01:25 PM.

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    I can't disobey
    the mandate of the old oaks:
    acorn, leaf, bright knife.

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    Acorn, leaf, bright knife—
    survival of the fittest
    quickly forgotten.
    Last edited by B.D. Eyeslie; 04-23-2012 at 08:03 PM.

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    Quickly forgotten,
    empty melodies of youth;
    bitter notes sustain.
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    Bitter notes sustain
    melody's rise to sweetness
    and keep its tone fresh.

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    "...and keep its tone fresh"
    said the pen to the poet
    writing new poems.
    ~Poppy~


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    Writing new poems
    to a deadline, while at work,
    makes for poor choices.

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    Makes for poor choices
    computers, cell phones, TV's
    googlized nation

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    Googlized nation:
    goggle-eyed rancor rookies
    hashing up old news.

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    Hashing up old news?
    Then I will do no tweeting
    here in my haiku.
    ~Poppy~


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    here in my haiku
    breath rises for a moment,
    stills, and then exhales
    Fall in love all over again...

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    Stills, and then exhales--
    a deathbed scene for a king,
    a lions last gasp.

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    A lion's last gasp.
    Cadence-heavy summer sun
    drums on cracked, red earth.

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    Drums on cracked, red earth
    executioner's footsteps
    each further apart

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    Each further apart,
    the only one who will come
    between us is time.
    ~Poppy~


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    Laughing girl, listen:
    Dewy droplets, one-by-one.
    Plink plink, sweet pea.
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    From EFFIN' ALBERT:
    You think, I can handle it. I know what that guy’s up to. No way I’m letting him get the best of me. But when it’s you versus him and you’re six and he's looking you in the eye got one hand on that Glock—

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    between us is time
    around all of us is space
    no space to waste time
    If I'd had more time, I'd have written a shorter letter. Mark Twain

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    No space to waste time,
    no poems to give for free
    except to you, friend.
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    Except to you, friend,
    worlds tumble end over end.
    Come give me your hand.

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