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Swaybacked Poems

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Premium Member Avalanche Preoccupied
I think I get it:
you want me to swallow your acidic avalanche,
those billion frantic snow globes
of brilliant-clownish confusion,
you want me to rebuild your burned out shrines atop broken blue glacial climbs,
straddle boulders of swaybacked hope and jagged stones of regret....Read More
Categories: swaybacked, arabic, art, feelings, natural disasters, truth,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Barn In My Rear View Mirror
Patchwork quilt of a metal roof,
with a hip-shot lean to the left.

Boards, weathered, to a storm cloud grey,
with remnants of red in the cracks.

Generations, hub of the farm.
If only the old barn could talk.

From its birth, in a barn raising,
lumber...Read More
Categories: swaybacked, nostalgiaold, red, old, red,
Form: Couplet
Old Bill
In Memory of Jimmy Dale Still, Barrel horse rider, KIA,  Song Be, Viet Nam, 1/1/70

Old Bill,
swaybacked, sand burrs in his mane.
He stands no longer hopefull by the fence up near the house,
but follows the shade around the shed,
switching flys.

Nearby...Read More
Categories: swaybacked, loss
Form: Free verse
Old Ruth and the Preacher
   
The traveling preacher would visit us on a monthly bases,
Unless an urgent need like a wedding, burial, or a birth to welcome new faces.

Most folks in these parts paid with what they raised on their old dirt...Read More
Categories: swaybacked, imagination, inspirationalgod, old, bible, bible, god, old,
Form: Couplet