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This Old Place

This old place has become a worn relic Avoiding the urge to redevelop Farms often sold with great haste Seldom is this sort of place Left alone nature’s charm can envelop. ~ an EWK Limerick Poe’em  ©2016 EWK /// Irish Limerick line-style

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Ever Upward

Our lives are so received Subject to a memory The edifice of person. Spirit of minds eventual uniting Within the endless bounds of time Eternities of sighs and disbeliefs. Containment of desires Eluded by weighted patience Held to earthen legacies.

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Reach for the Sky

Ethereal sky blew Infinite depth upturned Above an anchored mass. Of living in place. Swirled assemblage of unclaimed wisps Past times of weightless assumptions Within glazed ‘blink-blinded’ reflections. Windows closed shut. Lofted airs plummet above Scurrying amongst built voids Of

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A Verse Set in Stone

Alluring Architecture Bouldered Bastion Crenelated Castle Dulcet Daybreak Ensconced Eminence Flagged Finials Guarded Gorge Historic Heraldry Intimately Intriguing Jutting Juxtapositions Kingly Knoll Legendary Landscape Monumental Mystique Nostalgic Nobility Obsolete Obstacle Pinnacled Parapets Quaint Quirkiness Rusticated Ramparts Steepled Spires Timeless Towers

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A Tilted Tower

Picturesque Pisa Scenic cylinder Legendary lean Classic colonnade A tilted tower. ~ an EWK 5×5 Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (5 verses of 5 syllabic beats) (inspired by a love of history)

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Steam Heat

In my aging Victorian era home The drafty sashed windows breathe In the breezes from across the streets. Floral patterns of parched wallpapers Skid about the thickened plaster walls; Bound by an earthen gypsum of ages ago. Dust-laden tapestries of

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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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Parquet

Floor smooth as butter. Was the hardwood newly waxed? No, it is parquet. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2015 EWK

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Poetry is a Building

If I could write to build you a landmark; I would write you a poem. Made of brick, and steel and stones. Something proud and tall, on the corner of your life. So that you may enter and see my

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