speak

featured in the poetry forum April 2, 2024  :: 2 comments

the high-rise window washer speaks a little pigeon

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Communication is key. – mh clay

Time

featured in the poetry forum January 2, 2024  :: 0 comments

time enough to contemplate the greatest possible misfortunes

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Use it forward or back; a whole new year awaits. – mh clay

Willows

featured in the poetry forum October 12, 2023  :: 0 comments

wind-pale willows opening the sealed play of eternity

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Winter is coming… – mh clay

Shrikes

featured in the poetry forum June 26, 2023  :: 0 comments

shrikes band sawing aluminum in the cool morning air

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Birds? Beasts? Both! (We welcome Patrick to our crazy congress of Contributing Poets with this submission. Read more of his madness on his new page – check it out.) – mh clay

freezing

featured in the poetry forum March 17, 2023  :: 1 comment

freezing rain using all twelve tones of the scale

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Shiver the sound of this. – mh clay

Short Form: Leaf

featured in the poetry forum April 12, 2022  :: 0 comments

I was the one who stopped for the fallen leaf

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The rest of us walk by. (Loving this short form; Haiku’s little brother packs so much into so little.) – mh clay