Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Moon All Tangled

The moon all tangled In stained clouds after the rain, Lascivious wind— Slow trickles cool our skin now, Leave hints of salt on our tongues

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These Mornings

Not much has changed on these mornings: I still wake, grind the coffee beans, Fill the basket, press the red button, Get in the shower while things brew, Pull on jeans and socks, pour a cup, Watch as the cream … Continue reading

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Autumn Rain

A cold autumn rain Falls slow while I pace at work Thinking of your mouth On mine—all those clouds can’t hide The stars in my eyes tonight

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Lichen Blooms

Over 200 more poems by Buson have been discovered. Lichen Blooms Lichen blooms now In scrawls on his gravestone— Unread poems

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Rooster Enters Decline Phase

“I know of no gentleman” he replied, “who has what might well be called an extraordinary cock.” —Herman Melville, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! Or, The Crowing of the Noble Cock Beneventano This morning, the sun Rose, at last, before you stirred But you’re … Continue reading

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