Sunlight streaming through Partly drawn muslin curtains Falls softly upon you.
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Silhouette: A Haiku
Your face in profile Bathed in the day’s wintry twilight Fills me with wonder
Autumn Leaves – This is the Spot! (A Haiku)
Dry leaves underfoot Crackle loudly like gunshots Quick! This is the spot!
Tempus Fugit: Remembering Cheryl T: Music from the Original Blog Soundtrack
Last week, as many of you know, I wrote a series of posts in the “memoir” category I call Tempus Fugit (Time Flies) about a boy, a girl, and their painfully brief schoolyard romance at Coral Park in November of 1972. I called it Tempus Fugit: Remembering Cheryl T – 50 Years Later, and evenContinue reading “Tempus Fugit: Remembering Cheryl T: Music from the Original Blog Soundtrack”
Tempus Fugit: Remembering Cheryl T- 50 Years Later (Epilogue)
I never even talked about Cheryl much with “the girl who came after,” and – I don’t know why the fuck I did this – what little I did say was not true. I don’t remember what cockamamie story I told K the few times that she asked about the girl I had left behind, but I can tell you that I did not tell her about the pink sweater, or that I had cried myself to sleep three nights in a row before starting school at Tropical Elementary on Monday, November 13, 1972.
School, 1972 (Heartsong): Haiku #9
Auburn hair, loose, brushed Past fair shoulders gently spills Catches morning’s light
School, 1972: Haiku #5
Autumn wind outside In class, young pupils study My gaze locks with yours
School, 1972: Haiku #4
Blue skies and white clouds High above the packed schoolyard Below, sad goodbyes
School, 1972: Haiku #3
Morning sunlight shines Casting shadows of the big trees, Two hands tightly clasped.
School, 1972: Haiku #1
School, 1972: A Haiku Windy fall morning A lilac-scented schoolgirl’s Kisses soft as rain.