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Best Sweepings Poems

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Premium Member THE PAST
a thing beyond,
once kept close
now
an aberration
a cipher
in patterns of dust
in the 
       sweepings
of my yesterdays,
a happening
that has become
history...

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Categories: sweepings, history, perspective,
Form: Verse



Will Work for Food

Against a fence, glib looks descend; 
somethings will not mend.

Pockets empty, belly too, fill it 
With sweepings, firewood chopped
From dried old yew.


Ignomeny? Plain to see....

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Categories: sweepings, poverty,
Form: Verse
Concord Massachusetts Passingways
Haunted...
glowing foot falls on the dusted wooden planks cross the bridge
following them 
I swing around enormous trees 
skirt quickly...trying to catch up

were we holding hands...

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Categories: sweepings, funeral, garden, history, i love you,
Form: Free verse
In Blessed Calm
	

In blessed calm I rest
pink and pale and soft and light

The sun rises and I break open... smile at it
a seed bursting to life
I stretch...

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Categories: sweepings, happiness, love, peace, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just Want To Write Part 2 Prose Poetry
Now I have discovered baloney and waffle listed under a words in relationship to 
nonsense. What other kinds of food can I find listed in...

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Categories: sweepings, funny, imagination, words,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member UNCERTAIN



Heed then the touch of certainty
That mellows in uncertainty


There is a strange reason why change
Fabricates an odd feeling strange


Embrace the conflict that confronts
As soul and...

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Categories: sweepings, change,
Form: Couplet
The Answer to Complaint Part 4
Nor Usman’s treasure-chest you own, Nor Ali’s empty bowl,
With spirits of such great forbears, What kinship has your soul?
The honoured of their times, they lived,...

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Categories: sweepings, allah, faith,
Form: Heroic Couplets