the day a liquid troop marched past my window

a poem for the Liquid big splash. liquid cloud
One day I randomly looked out
and caught your timely pauses
horses after horses
men with pointed noses
all glimmering in gold dust
what a sight what a sight
a troop marching right outside

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Lines upon lines we part

Monterey aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Lines upon lines
steps solder steps
fences enfold fences

protective parapet
alloting you and me our part
ocean to seagulls
land for sparrows

whereat
we part

awakening old sweet love

awakening poemAwakening old man’s heart
old wife fills his cart
with sweet warm tart

a long day ahead
make sure my hat is on your head
she bids goodbye
peering through the steamy dye

he grins as he chats
how can he forget her hat
last April’s gift
of old wife’s art?

Surely Spring has come
but why has this snow made its home
and won’t let go?

old man steadies his hand
firms the rein
never mind
a long day must end
and soon I’ll leave this cold
and be home with sweet warm wife.