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A Biting of Words

world summit to bring you weapons
a big fan not just of peace
these women never die grubby
once upon a future true heroes
finding joy in the gathering
curious love splash
blood and conservation make a bright ballet
seasonal monotone delights
poetic train giving tourists new voice
hand in hand a biting of words


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Bach Flower Remedies : 38 Haiku

The Bach Flower Remedies : 38 Haiku (click to link)

38 haiku - one for each of the Bach Flower Remedies - now published with illustrations online by Edward Bach Organisation Research Programme.

Some of the haiku:

 

cherry plum

the coroner declares

impulsive suicide

 

the silent mull

of this way or that

scleranthus

olive

a week of ...

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Her Eyes Are Wild

warmer than summer
underneath the haystack
the English tongue



she drinks beer
from the supermarket
in the town square
feeding potato-chips
to pigeons and sparrows



how far I've travelled to find
one need replaces another



her dog growls
at midnight revellers
coming too close
as she sleeps soundly
in the shoe-shop doorway



the night in my hair
turns black
burning stars


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