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‘Before I Knew It’ ~ a poetic letter to a girlfriend I never knew (this is true)

I often wish I was A more expressive friend, back then In the days we had, Ages of some few years Plus ten. ~ We had our moments I know I felt that thrill. Just to sit with you besides,

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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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What Does?

What does beautiful feel like in the dark? What does sexy sound like in silence? What does time look like without a clock? ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Tree of Life

The clouds of this life you see Have passed us by in shape-shifted serenity You don’t always look up, as it’s there I would be. This tree of life has become your home. It’s branches have grown with time A

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At Night

A sliver of moonlight scrapes along my windowpane. Hurting my mind as these eyes wouldn’t see These shards of my saddening darkness  Silhouetted as outlines drawn My curtains shut tight At night. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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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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These Are the Days

Tomorrow, When it arrives: Is Today. ~ Today, When it has passed: Is Yesterday. ~ Yesterday, Becomes our past: Memories. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Mockingbird at Dawn

Mockingbird at dawn Playlist sung at full volume Do you take requests? ~ an EWK 5:7:5 Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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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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My Window Breaks ~ a Haiku poem

Morning has broken – Sunlight through my window breaks: Repaired with coffee. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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My World Here

My world here slowly turns me around to where you are. Can words reach out for what needs to be said to you on distant horizons, many hours ahead? Thoughts pass among us, time zones between us apart. Nighttime comes

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To Have and To Hold

~ To have, Our lives Woven in time And place Spun from memories. and To hold, Ourselves With special cares We’ve shared To our days of old. ~ To have, Moments Of tender flesh Wrinkled From tasks we’ve done. and

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Sunny Sides ~ a poem of Springtime

Sun, it is a’set’in. Springtime arrives with hopeful intent. Bedtime has come, as prayers are said. Flowering bee’d beds, raise up their bloom’in heads. Happy, flappy birds begin the next baby birdy boom on every bud’ning branch. Starry, starry night.

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Happy Pi Day!

Happy 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844609550582231725359408128481117450284102701938521105559644622948954930381964428810975665933446128475648233786783165271201909145648566923460348610454326648213393607260249141273724587006606315588174881520920962829254091715364367892590360011330530548820466521384146951941511609433057270365759591953092186117381932611793105118548074462379962749567351885752724891227938183011949129833673362440656643086021394946395224737190702179860943702770539217176293176752384674818467669405132000568127145263560827785771342757789609173637178721468440901224953430146549585371050792279689258923542019956112129021960864034418159813629774771309960518707211349999998372978049951059731732816096318595024459455346908302642522308253344685035261931188171010003137838752886587533208381420617177669147303598253490428755468731159562863882353787593751957781857780532171226806613001927876611195909216420198938095257201065485863278865936153381827968230301952035301852968995773622599413891249721775283479131515574857242454150695950829533116861727855889075098381754637464939319255060400927701671139009848824012858361603563707660104710181942955596198946767837449448255379774726847104047534646208046684259069491293313677028989152104752162056966024058038150193511253382430035587640247496473263914199272604269922796782354781636009341721641219924586315030286182974555706749838505494588586926995690927210797509302955321165344987202755960236480665499119881834797753566369807426542527862551818417574672890977772793800081647060016145249192173217214772350141441973568548161361157352552133475741849468438523323907394143334547762416862518983569485562099219222184272550254256887671790494601653466804988627232791786085784383827967976681454100953883786360950680064225125205117392984896084128488626945604241965285022210661186306744278622039194945047123713786960956364371917287467764657573962413890865832645995813390478027590… Day! ~ Eric (how about another piece of Pi?) What Pi is.  Pi = 3.141592654 3.     What Pi is. 1      a 4      mathematical 1      name 5      for irrational 9      digits pertaining to a circle 2      where by 6     

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Time Can be Elastic

TIME CAN BE AN ELASTIC SUBSTANCE; like a bubble blown from a fresh stick of gum. Or time can so very rigid as an old wad of previously chewed chewing gum abandoned to the forgotten bottoms of the cafeteria tables

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Tick Tock Time ~ a rewinder reminder

Tick tock… Time to turn time FORWARD! Commence calibrating clocks and cuckoos consecutively clockwise. Caution! Could cause considerable consternation; choreographed care of cosmically-computed chronographs keeping chronological clocks conclusively clicking… Causing cross-country commenting and commotion… Consider copious cups of coffee? Grab

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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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Dare to Blink

Earth turns slowly round Infinite horizons sought As we dare to blink. ~ an EWK Haiku Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by another day) // video from Pixabay

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This Old Man ~ a triple Haiku

This old man has seen Through it all: both love and loss Not to disrespect. This old man has lived By the work of his own hands He deserves respect. This old man has prayers Since his good old days; long

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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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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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Earth’s Haiku

The Earth keeps turning People live here day by day Hang on tight, ok? ~ The globe slowly spins Time is relative they say, Go ask your Uncle. ~ It’s Monday again Sunrise comes but once a day Following the

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Take Time Today

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An Origami Kind of Love

It was an Origami kind of love. All folds and creases. In all the right places. We were two sheets of paper held together in a honorable pattern of texture, forms and color. The makers’ hands created our shapes as

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Tick tock… turn back the clocks!

Tick tock… Time to turn time BACKWARDS! Commence calibrating clocks and cuckoos consecutively counter-clockwise. Caution! Could cause considerable consternation; choreographed care of cosmically-computed chronographs keeping chronological clocks conclusively clicking… Causing cross-country commenting and commotion… Consider copious cups of coffee? Grab

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Stuff

So much stuff so little time so many dreams . . . yet to build from plans undone and . . . yet unseen. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2015 EWK

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