dream

Originally posted on a blind catch in the sun:
all the magpies were in pairsnestled together in the coldbut when i looked i feltnothing could be done for sorrowand besides, looking back,they weren’t magpies but puffinsA. H / K. H-H (15th June 2020) Photo by Till Rottmann on Pexels.com

wind carried words

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I was thinking about old poems that I never felt got to where they could, or never satisfied me somehow, and how it is wrong to assume they never will or will never have bits used elsewhere – and that reminded me how it is also…

is modern life just (haiku)

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Photo by Tobias Bjørkli on Pexels.com is modern life justthe entrapment of innocencestill winds blow, clouds dressA. H / K. H-H (17th November 2018 and 28th June 2019)a revision

After Reading The Song of Songs

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for my real imagined otherTheir’s the earth, the world, mountain, moon. Their’s not this earth, married in the sun. They are whole, whole, holy. Let us dream their path, poetry. Where now is she, where he. Where are we. What do we have. Squabbling city guards…

my poetry

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my poetry’s self-consciousit’s leaping off the pageto hold me in the kitchenand enact it’s rage my poetry’s self-consciousmy lines are in the binit’s lectured me on metreand the nature of sin my poetry’s self-consciousit says it would be betterif I lived a bit insteadof being vegetable…

spotlight on . . . Homozoic

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Oil and gasrule the worlda bloodline whisper bleeds,ancient conspiracy of trees,our carbon must be freed. Reptile blood interestwakes with warmth,watches, working usthey, silent, see:stared toward their dream,immensity. K. H-H / A. H (2016/2017?) An eco poem as we emerge from the Great Pause (probably part 1)…

Untitled XIV (’19)

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i spoke of love my friend asked me what it was its taken me a lifetime to find my replyor have the wit to say it to say no answer could ever be enoughto say no words could catch it to say my answer must be…

Prayer, 19 December 2018

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grant me or may i grant myselfrespite in a momentand in that moment’s playcome toward knowingsome in allenough so that i may give it freelya special sort of keythat doesn’t have to openany claim at all a smile without a reasonscent of roses in the streetshine…

prayer

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Make of yourself a light                                                          – Buddha i’ve always loved to watch the light although darkness claims my…

Prayer ii

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sometimes it’s like the light is speaking though let’s be cautious of that not words, nor even suggestions playing in the water shower’s head something confirming not of words or thoughts, no but of being loving me I love it back, needing, dancing in our mutual…

prayer iii

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i don’t wish to trump your love of anything with mineto give a false security, pseudo-ownership i only wish to celebrate my own divineand open heart spaces in which we all may shine AKH (7th April 2020) i’ve not been writing as much, which may go…

reprieve

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all this time stealing poetry from myselfbecause because debt’s interest makes senseall those fields’ haydreams ever unrolledbutterfly butterfly meadowsweet blownall those souls loved-so love could not bewallflower wallflower now you may breathe A. H / K. H-H (17th November 2019)

spotlit poem . . . bearings

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bearings after Litany by Billy Collins You bore yourself in us and we, we quite forget ourselves we claim to see just where You are not you wait always to be found You have been in so many places dawns, dew, bread, wine, even pine-scented air…

grace

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a figure awaiting her own sculptressto deliver her from stone retreatknows a dream – sun marbled skin uncoveredease of limbs free to be observedsimply present, still, in every momenttruth ringing through her pose A. H / K.H-H (7th November 2019) Instead of just gushing, as sometimes…

Girlhood XXV

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now she understandsthose women alonewho crossed the road and why silence is so often the better part of cautionA. H / K. H-H (1st April 2019)

Cairn, 2019: girlhood xxiv

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second bloom in a mirror she steps forward in pigtails embraces temporal dissonances this previously quite taboo life bound?in a double plait A. H / K. H-H (24th May 2018) Cairn 2019 – republished as part of my marker of a year’s blogging, one of my…

Author Credit

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thisjustcracked stick figuressummoned henceto danceto singon lipsyour ownlife’s breath A. H / K. H-H (18 Jan – 23 July 2017) an older poem

xi (2020) (reblogged poem)

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some tide has moved the season of a heartgrafted growth saps rose to rootscut back unseasoned years all winter harshdead wood now sparks greenbut must proceed with cautionto bud the rose anew againsuddenly all of a floribundapink and white, bothdreamtide high in blossom fullness A. H/…

lost love song

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i hadn’t really reached you yeti wasn’t up to youeven though i’d passed myselfto burn a summit sundistant from myself you seedistant from the worldi didn’t have the faith you knowto share with you my poemto say the gentle words of loveto still the thunder of…

Plight

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Is it vulgar, to gambol, on both sidesof a sacred marriage? Not one thing or the other.There is a smell of spring and a smell of winter,the sound of a party and a wedding altercation. I’m unsure I’m invited to either. Small inside my puff pastry…

dream healing

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Photo by hiwa talaei on Pexels.com is there no escapesucked into reason’s vortexwhirled by a prose worldi spit shadow stone tabletsuntil sense breathes tear-gasped formlessgrace-fallen processword-ditch ignorant gone walking cloud moulded rain dried peasantramble-wide parishboundleaflit gold as klimtrich as a breeze on the meaning of seasonspass…

VII (’19)

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it’s obvious that i must turn to love which brings a question — where to go which brings a question in itself solution sighted – on we go! ——— there must be an angel sitting nearunseen holding dear all that we are letting go careless carriers…

saturation

Originally posted on a blind catch in the sun:
sodden on word-seas leaf storm tossed in forest deep dream diluted dream rest here breathe beneath one tree drown leaf-maiden in your deeps (c) A. H / K. H-H (28 May 2018) (edited line 3 and title (from dissolve to saturation).

fragile (haiku)

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Photo by Alexander Kim on Pexels.com today’s clarity that life raft swum for, clung to, barely seaworthy (c) A. H / K. H-H (22 May 2018)

Ozu (Haiku)

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Mainly I avoid ekphrastic poetry (poetry in response to art) and here both my first two poems posted after my revamp are, but simply to follow that film theme (I think these my only two film influenced poems so far, though I’ve been tempted several other…