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Sweepings Poems

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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, For theirs was true iman,
You live disgraced, as having left the paths of Al-Quran.
You roll...Read More
Categories: sweepings, allah, faith,
Form: Heroic Couplets

Premium Member THE PAST
a thing beyond,
once kept close
an aberration
a cipher
in patterns of dust
in the 
of my yesterdays,
a happening
that has become
history...Read More
Categories: sweepings, history, perspective,
Form: 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 mind and heart bear brunt

Seek to run away from harsh pain
That raptures swellings in your...Read More
Categories: sweepings, change,
Form: Couplet
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. The past 
Can’t rescue,what’s not there to see.
...Read More
Categories: sweepings, poverty,
Form: Verse
Concord Massachusetts Passingways
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 as we walked
...did we hold hands?
I can't recall
but the muster of us like the gun...Read More
Categories: sweepings, funeral, garden, history, i love you, leaving,
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 my roots out beneath the surface 
spread wide and long and strong

Lay my head down...Read More
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 reference to nonsense?   
Drivel lists foolishness, poppycock, idiocy, claptrap.  Poppycock does this...Read More
Categories: sweepings, funny, imagination, words,
Form: Free verse