Monthly Archives: September 2020

Thank You To Spillwords Press for accepting my first poem, “In The Moment,” for publication

I am honored and excited to have my first poem, “In The Moment,” (originally titled here,”Frozen In The Moment”) accepted for publication in their prestigious press. You can see the link below – review stars are welcome 🙏I am a … Continue reading

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At The Beach

                                                                  photo by Poett At The Beachfor PoettWhen the clouds and waves agreeto coordinate their colorsand the sky illuminates the glowing seaof Neptune’s shiny floor,you can expect to ride upon it’s brackish sweet sea breeze,its endless steel-blue ocean swellsthat die … Continue reading

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Beautifully Loved and Signed

Beautifully Loved and Signed The poem leaped in delight, because she was exactly the one, for him to be born, this girl with the light steps and kind ways the sparking eyes, the chiseled profile, the noble face. It lived … Continue reading

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Enigmatic

Enigmatic What’s flying around in your head today, Clear open skies or fog? So hard to tell from staring into your eyes.. They say, the eyes are the doorway to the soul, but yours are more the gatekeeper, the keep-out … Continue reading

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The Swamp House

For something a little different, I will repost “The Swamp House,”  an original poem and music written and performed by me (Karima Hoisan.) It is an audio track not an actual video. I decided to make it as a spoken … Continue reading

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Oh To Be A Vulture

Oh To Be A Vulture ==========================  Oh to be a vulture glide easily on wind, painting circles without effort, capturing the updraft perhaps, hiding in a low cloud and then… It would be I, that tiny black rotating spot reflected … Continue reading

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A Net Full of Eels

A Net Full of Eels For Hoyt Slippery eels sliding through the net holes the mesh, somewhat large, it can’t contain them all. Suspended, how they eye the water world of survival far below. With all their strength and agility, … Continue reading

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Between 4 & 5 am_Three Poetic Prose Vignettes

                                                    Photo Taken by Hoyt Heron The bakers arrive and start the mixing and the lighting of the fire.Soon the oven will bellow, as the dough is patted, stretched so round.It will be fed on flat shovels to the hottest … Continue reading

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The Dancer In The Tree

The Dancer In The Tree A piano playing in the background goes tip tipping over the branch of a tree. My unexpected trance is now the conduit that allows these miracles to happen… right before my ears, right before my … Continue reading

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Two Poems Written as a Child

As I started writing poetry as a child, someone asked me if I still had the first poem I ever wrote? Actually, I do!! My mother framed it, as mother’s tend to do:) so it has not been lost over … Continue reading

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