Monthly Archives: November 2016

I think of my latest lover

                    The year 1971 I was 22, slim and cute and clever and lonely. Now I’m 67 and I’m not slim and cute, maybe clever, surely lonely. And I think of … Continue reading

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I have a cold in my soul

        I woke up again today with a cold in my soul. When will this bluesy flu let me be free? I went down town the other day and I saw a man in a wheelchair with … Continue reading

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Standing on embers for you

I stand here on embers for you, my feet burning. I stand on embers after the rare friendship that was you and I. Now it fades to ashes. We tried so hard to communicate on a language none of us … Continue reading

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Giving sadness a room

            Sadness constantly dwells with me – never seems to leave me. But fought, it sucks up the air and lower my mobility. Maybe I should give sadness a space – a blue room of … Continue reading

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Haiku poems in November

  She talks to him in her mind: “I miss you now – surely! But it’s good it ended  before it began. Might be my big luck you spared me from you!”     November now mourn what once glowed in September. Santa … Continue reading

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Winter has only begun

          I deleted his photos from my laptop. But it has only made me remember his face on them clearer and sharper than before. Yet my memory of him has become blurry. And what was so … Continue reading

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Unrequited attraction – and how it was with Laura (Petrarch)

Those guys, I’ve stood at their doorsteps shouting “oh please, not again this shady shame! Just stay low and let it be like it should be”. But they were never able to. Attraction can never be told to be…   … Continue reading

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November, and winter will come

November and I fear winter coming. I wish me cosiness, but so far it’s only a longing and a “write about”! To whom will I write, now when I have lost my most devoted friend? Friendship is such a matter! … Continue reading

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Searching for authentic images

          Searching and searching for images to illustrate my lines I starts to wonder – is love always young? Is lonely one always standing on a beach locking over the ocean? Is despair very young and … Continue reading

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Now November 1st (are you sleeping?)

  November 1st, it’s night and it’s quiet, except for the sound of a cold steady rain against my windows. Almost all trees are bare out there. The climate is getting harder. It’s dark here there I am, dark there … Continue reading

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