Dry Humor of a Poet

  Dry Humor of a Poet by Mary Harwell Sayler I’m allergic to dust. Dust surrounds me. I am made of dust, and to dust I shall return. Already, dust begins to cover me. On myself, I now can write almost anywhere. © 2012, Mary Harwell Sayler from Living in the Nature Poem, published by Hiraeth Press … [Read more...]

Not Being Perfect | Regina Puckett

My friend Regina posted this on Facebook today. It touched my heart and I wanted to share it here. Not Being Perfect Regina Puckett I can dance, play drums, run fast, write or sing But the world will never know what I can bring Because I stutter, I’m too short, tall, skinny, or fat How could I show the inner me with any of that? My outside covering hides the true … [Read more...]

Green Anole, Robins and Cat Birds~Word Pictures

Word Pictures by Divoran Lites April 10,2014 Green Anole How does a lizard go along a chain-link fence? He weaves himself in and out. Robins and Catbirds Shh, take a glimpse at their underwear when they’re bathing. Robins wear white fluffy panties. Catbirds wear scarlet. … [Read more...]

Speaking Other Language

  Speaking Other Language By Mary Harwell Sayler What do we know of the cool brook’s rising slowly from its rock-source: trickling, winding, fading among the lilied grasses then suddenly splitting the tomb of another field where cows laze in live-oak shade, waiting good-naturedly for just such a miracle to happen?   © 2012, … [Read more...]

Seasoned

  Seasoned By Mary Harwell Sayler Spring came hobbling in on a stick thrown from a dog- wood tree shaken down by pollen-ridden wind.   Spring came limping on knobby knees of knotted pines inflamed in their pajamas of pink azaleas.   © 2012, Mary Harwell Sayler from Living in the Nature Poem, published by Hiraeth Press … [Read more...]

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