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Haiku to Thursday: “Prefer”

Some prefer answers. /

Others prefer the questions. /

Flowers prefer bees.

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Photo finish Friday: “Deliquescing”

Sometimes you start anew by first melting away.

Sometimes you start anew by first melting away.

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Photo finish Friday: “Downtrodden”

Sometimes the stairs in your own back yard seem a bit strange.

Sometimes the stairs in your own back yard seem a bit strange.

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“My Bowling Green”

owling-100dpi_6x11_4c_0615-copyIt’s hard being Bowling Green, /
To see the things I have seen, /
Bodies piled high as friends lean /
Upon the bars in my Bowling Green. /

The reckless came to town one day, /
Said we had all gone away, /
Gone away, no more to say /
In this place now unseen, called my Bowling Green. /

Jihadist from a foreign land /
Had come and massacred us so grand, /
Wiped us all out where we stand. /
O’ the tragedy was so mean deep in my Bowling Green. /

They say none of us were spared, /
That these terrorist did not care. /
We were lost to great despair /
That day in memory serpentine in my Bowling Green. /

The media did not take note. /
Little was said and less was wrote. /
We were left with but just a sad note, /
A sad note it would seem about my Bowling Green. /

Fredrick Douglass had nothing to say. /
Nor Oliver Wendell Douglas about that day /
When Green Acres were turned red with dismay /
O’ that sad, mean, vile scene in my Bowling Green. /

We cannot remember what we do not know, /
Though alternative facts tell us so, /
That lies and lives come and go. /
There is little we can now glean from my Bowling Green. /

They erected a sign to the non-event /
And many a word has long been spent /
In song and poem and prose unbent /
To say what can’t be seen of the wrongs in my Bowling Green. /

It’s hard being Bowling Green, /
To see the things I have seen, /
Bodies piled high as friends lean /
Upon the bars in my Bowling Green.

–photo and poem by David E. Booker

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Photo finish Friday: “New beginning?”

Mixed message or harbinger of things to come?

Mixed message or harbinger of things to come?

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Photo finish Friday: “Fired”

Some rice just can't make it and had to be let go.

Some rice just can’t make it and had to be let go.

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Haiku to you Thursday: “Lost wind”

I am the lost wind /

and an old oak leaf captured /

in a spider’s kiss.

A spider's kiss

A spider’s kiss

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