Author Archives: Karima Hoisan

A Tree Falls Hard

A tree falls hard inside the woods, its thud reverberates across the forest floor. When a tree’s cut down, at any age, on any stage; It’s instant death, a broken neck, a heart attack, when sliced by blade without a … Continue reading

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The Bad Guy

The Bad Guy He’s a robin’s nightmare, the tanagers leave the scene when he descends,because he’s eating everything in sight, raiding the bird feeder, digging up bulbs.Without scruples, he’ll raid a nest and steal bird’s eggs when momma bird leaves. … Continue reading

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The Flowers

The Flowersfor Julian Gifted to me when they were just tightly – wound buds..I placed them in water, so lovingly, in my finest vase.Sleeping in their pods, they had no idea, still so unaware, that they had traveled over mountains, … Continue reading

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A Better Year…

A Better Year Standing on a stool peeking over the wallthat separates this year from the next…I can barely see anything at all.This new year is born on the dead leaves of the last.It is tainted and contaminated and sick … Continue reading

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A Delicious Moment For A Haunting

Please click the link to hear me recite it, to the music that inspired this poem. Waltz in A Minor- Chopin   click here…  LINK A Delicious Moment For a Haunting               for Umahmad It was a delicious moment for … Continue reading

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An Ode To Code

                                    Avatar Follower Script by Dale Innis I adore scripters! That is no news for people who know me well. Builders and scripters are what bring life to Second Life.A builder, a good one, can build anything at all, but … Continue reading

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I Am an Avatar

Karima Hoisan is my avatar. I am Karima Hoisan in the virtual world.Sentimental and nostalgic, I look back on the eve of my virtual birthdayon what it means to be an avatar in 2020. For me this was never a … Continue reading

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The Molded One

What I’m learning as a soul in a body that is expiring… Creation is everywhere and in our hands; it’s part of you and part of me… being made in a Creator’s image; it comes bundled inside. I know I … Continue reading

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When The Poem Arrives…

When The Poem Arrives I have felt it coming for days..and  yet…not a word has been put down,because it’s still on its way.Whatever it is, my muse wants to say,there is no hurrying that, or rushing to the end.No, I … Continue reading

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Surfacing

Surfacing for Umahmad The ducks caught your attention As you strode to the lake shore, bubbling angry energy. It was like they caught each strife and slowly turned them into grace. The breeze hit our faces, all the ducks looked … Continue reading

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