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The Dry Season

                                                   Costa Rica The Cicadas played their siren-song the other day, wailing from the trees like air raid prophecies. Climate change had delayed this anticipated moment… then everyone said, “Ahh now the dry season has finally arrived!” Put away your … Continue reading

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Pure Love

                                      This picture sits on my piano. Please Click Play to hear me recite this poem to the instrumental of “Fade into You”by Mazzy Star Pure Love For Umahmad Look at us in living color staring back from an onyx … Continue reading

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Curiouser and Curiouser

                          Curiouser and Curiouser by Amanda Tomasoa Curiouser and Curiouser for artist Amanda Tomasoa We are like you with hopes and dreams In suits, kaftans, or designer jeans Uneasy about our future, our security Oh my, look who just moved … Continue reading

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Underair Creatures

Happy New Years to you all from the…. Underair Creatures We are underair creatures. We float and sway to currents you can’t see, but you see how we grab them to spin and bob and effortlessly fly. You are bottom … Continue reading

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Golden

                            Illustration”Golden” by Dale Innis on Midjourney AI   Touched by Midas, he sold his crypto just in timebought a factory with his profit and made the workers go offline.In the empty lot he sells potted plants, frosted with organic … Continue reading

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Dialing Out To The Cosmos

                                      Harmony by Dale Innis on Midjourney Remember those rotary phonesthat got thrown away when cellularswere born?How your finger hooked the ringand with a bit of effortdragged it all the wayas far as it couldletting you know,Now you must let … Continue reading

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Bed of Roses

                                                  Image-Bed of Roses by Dale Innis Bed of Roses It’s sad, that I was not the one to feel the loveyou promised and proclaimed.There was too much mystery swirling around you.and in the end there was too much pain.On … Continue reading

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Paid The Piper

                                     “Dancing into a Second Chance” by Dale Innis A concertina in the back seats of my mindpassion and grace, the awkward silent spaceall has passed now in the fog of forgettingall becomes a soup of pureed rotting fruitand yet, … Continue reading

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One Cup

                                        The Painting”One Cup” by Dale Innis Please click play to hear me recite my poem to music For My Family in Jordan … Continue reading

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Written in Stone

Written in Stone I never could understand the attraction we found ourselves in like being reduced to tiny metal shavings, and something written in stone was the magnet sweeping us both off our feet, into the street. That’s a long … Continue reading

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