Tag Archives: Poetry

Shut-in

Shut-in What do I have to share with you, a framed picture of my cat? The tree whose branches form a highway and cover up the sky? Where each minute seems to speed the clock and shorten every week? Would … Continue reading

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The Melody Lives On

The Melody Lives On I play a song for you…it comes from so deep within. Each note, each finger on the key, is my light kiss against your cheek. Each stanza, trill and measure, is my embrace, my hand locked … Continue reading

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Brakeman on the Tracks

I feel the Big Bang pushing from behind so there is no staying still. I got on this train my very first day, and I’m still riding. It’s taking me further out into the universe… I know it’s really pushing … Continue reading

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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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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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