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About poeticmeditations

A 19th-century romantic poet living in the 21st-century. The Romantic poets, nib pens, candlelight, waistcoats, and pocket watches are a few of my favorite things.

Songbird

SONGBIRD By PoeticMeditations My sweet, little songbird Flew out the door one day Out I went to look for it Hurriedly – without delay. For winter was upon us It would not live ’til morn Outside, I placed its empty … Continue reading

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A Rose in Bloom

A ROSE IN BLOOM By PoeticMeditation Is there anything comparable to a rose in bloom? I have found nothing that can quite compare Ephemeral like the light of a winter moon Such beauty in this world is a thing quite … Continue reading

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To be a robin living each carefree moment no past, no future

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Weedy, vacant lot abandoned and neglected a wildflower blooms

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Overcast morning gray pall washes over all including my soul

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Not falling blossoms tokens of life’s brevity but the blazing sun

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Not a soul present around this still, placid pond just the birds and wind I’m presently reading, I Wait for the Moon: 100 Haiku of Momoko Kuroda, translated with commentary by Abigail Friedman.

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