Monthly Archives: January 2016

With Absolute Sincerity

a Work-In-Progress poem… A story of hope, living, loving, choices, and of sorrows.

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Enraptured Insomnia

Nocturnal visions Staring into dark shadows Aroused awareness Sleeping with eyes wide open Enraptured insomnia. ~ an EWK Tanka Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by my vivid dream experiences)

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Bingo Betty

Bingo Betty of Boise bets big. Being a bigwig basement bingo Bouffant beauty; Betty is busy beside her bingo board blotting bottle, Bible & Bic. Betty’s bus beckons. Ball bin bounces… “B4!”  Betty blots a blank. Bingo! ~ an EWK

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Nocturnal Admissions

Nocturnal Admissions Revealing Memories Lost in time Awakened. Sleeping in Liquefied Lucidity. ~ an EWK Tricubic Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (a Tricubic is a poem composed of 3 beats per verse, 3 verses per stanza, and 3 stanzas in total)

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Bed by Nine

We’re in bed by nine Not what you think — We’re too old Ain’t gettin’ any… Not getting much younger, too Wake these slumbering passions. ~ an EWK Tanka Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (poem of 5:7:5:7:7 verse beats, non-rhymed)

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It’s My Turn

Get in there Clean that up She would say. My Mother Had enough Of the mess. She loved me To know that It’s my turn. ~ an EWK Tricubic Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (a Tricubic is a poem composed of 3

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Red Fire Hydrant ~ Haiku poem

Red fire hydrant Stands alone on the sidewalk Will work for fire. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Nature’s Torture

Too much to shovel I need a Chiropractor Nature’s torture test. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Historic Shadows ~ Haiku poem

Noble building lit Up at night: a landmark now Historic shadows. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Snowstorm ~ an alliteration

Saturday’s snowstorm subsides as the sullen sunlight has surrendered. Streets and sidewalks are smothered in serenely snow-flaked scenes. Slumbering snowbound suburbanites snuggle in soft sheets; so surely sensing, that snow shovels and steadfastness should suffice to scoop snow into summits

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Horizontal Gravity

        We lean this way And that         as counterweights                                      aligned guiding our paths           along.         aside                           Hands holding on                                    

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Connection.

Connection. ~ an EWK Quilted Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by living, and listening)

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Snowy Streets – an alliteration situation

Smiling sledders swarm a ‘Studebaker’ sedan to snatch a simple source of sliding snowy streets. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (an alliteration creation inspiration situation) // vintage photo source is unknown

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Buried Forever

The ground lays down to eternal sleep: buried forever, below our feet. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a hike in the forest)

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Snowing in Silence ~ Haiku poem

Snowing in silence Blizzard arrives, nighttime comes Whiteness in the dark. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a snowstorm)

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Car Wash

Keeping up appearances is such a matter. Rivulets of soaps, soils and suds Whisked and whirling buffing brush beaters Patter sounding… thud, thud, swoosh and a swoosh and thud. Neon’ish lights dictate modes of indication. Steam hot water, soapy spritz

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Wake Up!

~ an EWK Quilted Poe’em   ©2016 EWK Good Morning! How did you wake up this morning? Deep sleep?  Sweet dreams?   Or, “Let’s try that again.”?  (inspired by a cup of coffee, and bacon)

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Linger Longer

Time to spice it up… Lips Lingering, Lips, Like mine. Lick Lightly. Lips, Like yours. Lusciously Lock, Loving. Listening ears, Lobes. Lightly Linger. Lounging. Lapping Liquors, Loosen up. Late night. Lakeside Lodge. Listen to Loons Lament. Lights, Lower… Low, errhhh.

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Double Yellow Line – a Haiku Poem

Oncoming traffic Opposing destinations ====  Double yellow line  ==== ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em    ©2016 EWK (inspired by a drive, on the right side)

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Dream Away the Triple ‘A’ Way ~ (#3 of 3)

I have found that the sleeping dreams we have are beneficial and of value to extend the perception of our daily lifestyle. It is possible to enhance and motivate the creativity of our minds by the discipline of recognizing our

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Under Pressure

• Deep, inside forces, pent up with expelling, outwardly push boiler plated, desires steam heated, vapors smolder, Red • Hot, surges ashen, countenance holds tight valves, grasping to move hard spoken wheel, of fortunes untold lies, behind          thick skinned, Shell

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Stardust’s Songs ~ a poetic tribute

Saddened sorrows sung Far around the world now ‘Planet Earth is blue’ Sent beyond the Stardust’s songs David Bowie, we’ll miss you. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (a Tanka style poetic stanza; in 5:7:5:7:7 verse) // Verse credit ‘Planet Earth is

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Wide Load

Truck with a wide load, Big yellow Caterpillar Give room to pass by. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a crowded highway, and an evermore distant destination)

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Ladies Luncheon a’litteration

Ladies of like-minded literary liaisons & local libraries lead lengthily loquacious lectures. Laborious listening lends to lighthearted luncheons located in luxurious lobby lounges; while lapping lightly-liquored lemonades ladled to long lines of lingering lesson learners. ~ an EWK Poe’em  

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Pulley

Tensions turned within Directions of buckled force Pulling more with ease. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by sailing, and not often enough)

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Geometric Haiku = a poem of 5:7:5 solutions

Trilinear thoughts Solve the hypotenuse: try Angled words transcribed. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a love of Geometry, and Haiku)

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Loose Me Up

Loose me up with drink of wine, and find the mysteries yet entwined… as brewed from age’d memories; of hopes and dreams and discoveries. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Sailing Free

If the wind is right we could sail tonight From the harbor; out to the sea Cast our sails, pull the line Together, you and me It feels so right So genuine Sailing Free . ~ an EWK Poe’em  

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A J’oak I Wrote

Here’s a “J’oak”… Two trees are sitting across from each other at a bar.   Swaying in a similar breeze, the guy tree uproots from his spot to transplant himself to another toad “stool” next to her.  He is sure to buy her

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Wings of Blue Angels

Aviation’s best Experts of aerobatics Honor pinned on vests ~ Afterburners glow Wingtips glance within a dance Smoke-trailed vapor shows ~ Pilot’s guided flights In heavenly formations Wings of Blue Angels ~ an EWK triple Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (photo

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Commonly Subdued

Stanza lines of five Subtle meanings are imbued — Tanka poetry. Phrasing rhythms correlate Context; commonly subdued. ~ an EWK Tanka Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by poetic traditions and histories)

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Morning Wake-Up Call

Morning wake-up call Rooster rises in silence A cold shower waits. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by daily desires)

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Go With the Flow

A piss at midnight. Urge to awake from sleep, time to go with the flow. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a mid-life life)

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Warm Winter ~ a Haiku

New Year now — no snow Warm winter record-breaker. Squirreled nuts sprout soon. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK  

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Could Words Describe

Could words describe a Haiku poet’s loneliness? Tear-stained ink is bled. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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