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3 AM

Posted in Dreams, Writers & Writing with tags on December 15, 2017 by kozmicdogz

3:00 am
Dreams of times that never came to pass
Fortunately
But familiar folk all around
Keeping me up
Worrying me just the same
Not real
Thank god.

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Pumpkin Patch

Posted in Photography, Writers & Writing with tags , on October 26, 2017 by kozmicdogz

Timeless pumpkin patch.
Pickin’
sortin’
Hot in the sun,
cool in the shade.
Miles from home
    transported to another

      time.

September

Posted in Writers & Writing with tags , on September 18, 2017 by kozmicdogz

The crepe myrtle intensifies,
The hydrangeas turn to rust,
and Dogwoods turn orange and brittle
autumn is upon us;

although still warming afternoons
the summer slips away
and the sun starts sleeping earlier
each and everyday.

© 2017 kozmicdogz

Paprika

Posted in Writers & Writing with tags , on June 7, 2017 by kozmicdogz

Although Cinnamon & Paprika

are similar in color

one does not belong on oatmeal.

Sold.

Posted in Dreams, Writers & Writing with tags , , , , on May 3, 2017 by kozmicdogz

The family house still under construction in a new neighborhood built on farmland. When we moved in, the road was still dirt and the grass was still growing on the recently seeded yards. There were few trees except the few they built around. There was a huge tulip poplar in the back yard of the house next door.  It is still there.

We would gather to play under its branches with our friends.

Across the street was a field that still had cows grazing on it before more new houses were built.

Walking to school we would pass horses in a fenced in corral next to one of the two original farm houses.

There was no beltway. There was no McDonalds. There was no shopping mall. It was quiet and the sky was big and you could see the stars come out at night.

Just short of 60 years later the house has passed on to a new family and the remaining members of the old family remember the big hole in the ground, the dirt yard, and the creek at the end of the street.

Birthdays…

Posted in Dreams, Food, Writers & Writing with tags , , on February 26, 2017 by kozmicdogz

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Another year old.
If one is lucky this will continue.
More aches,
more pains coming unannounced,
over hearing whispers about friends and friends’ parents.
We are not the same
and never will be again,
but that is ok
that is the way it just
happens.

 

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Coconut

Just to be clear…

Posted in Politics, Richmond, Writers & Writing with tags on February 3, 2017 by kozmicdogz

Ok, just to be clear you cannot believe anything that the current administration says.

If you even think for a second, “that doesn’t sound so bad” go back to sleep or smack yourself awake and stand up.

They are liars and will do anything for money.

Greed is their god,

power is their game.

#resist

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