****Awarded the Rain Bird 2010 Kolekolea Honorable Mention in Poetry
I look forward
each month to return to
at Windward Community College
for my regular shot of
my special coffee mug
with her enthusiasm
To explore-- this strange new country
jam-packed with strong verbs, and syntax
bubbling from a practiced source.
To discover my own special voice.
As I venture
atriums and lanais
sheltered by banyan trees,
while grinding on
chocolate chip cookies
To boldly go
and a heart stopping
of cock a doodle doo.
It occurs to me That I require an ideal To summit these peaks. Something more than a patch. My tenacity shouts above my perception Shooting ...
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Fresh pine scent captures holiday spirit. Santa’s little helpers burn clean fuel. Christmas cheer expires on December 26th. Cards and let...