Category Archives: Honey locust

Spring, A Reprise (and a short process note)

You can call this an experiment, a last-ditch, so to speak, attempt to marry tanka and cinqain stanzas into a longer poem by alternating them in a revisiting of the content of much of the short spring-themed calendrical pieces I … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Summer Moon

Waiting for the Summer Moon Mid-June nights are a sweet reek of honey locust layered with lilac and lightened by shafts of pale fragrance rising off the hooded lantern glow of lily of the valley burning in woods and at … Continue reading

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Early June

Early June While lilacs grow thick in the night breeze, and lupin flaunts all day for sweet honey locust, I wait for you—or sleep—or the cold moon.

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