My Craft Poetry

Be a Maker, Not a Taker

Some shout no to corporate welfare And spit on those who say otherwise. Tax loopholes seem unfair, To those who minimize Their day-to-day and scrutinize The monthly budget. The craftsmen yowl this advice, Be a Maker, Not a Taker. An artisan lists out what’s true and fair; A list of various jobs and supplies. To complete his family’s share Of fruited endeavors reprise. The labor like clockwork unifies The sons and daughters sextet. The craftsmen…

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My Craft Poetry

The Gardener Longs for Spring

The gossip fails to interest him, Real housewives provide no whim, The endless chatter from the box, Never topping spring equinox. Transplanting flowers from the seed, Small, pale, helpless leaves proceed No April Showers, so May balks Never topping spring equinox. Finally, water pours over plant, The pail neck leaks but a scant, Of moisture fallen from shamrocks, Never topping spring equinox. Summer now, the garden delights, Hummingbirds dab on nectar flights, Still, he misses…

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He Sees the Love in Her Warm Smiling Face

Riding behind in a long red wagon, He sits, he smiles, plays with the air, he watches Her ponytail bobbing in rhythm as she pulls The red wagon up the road in the pines   They stop at a library, he toddles up Children’s books about bunnies and ducks He giggles and claps at the animal Pictures while struggling to understand her; He sees the love in her warm smiling face   She’s older now,…

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My Craft My Favorites Poetry

Twilight Settled Around the Texas Spoon

I’ve got a tiger by the tail Its plain to see came a Buck Owens wail From the jukebox hidden near the bar In a West Texas dance hall far Away on a farm-to-market road Near a cotton bale load Hammer man tuned the piano, sunlight gave way to moon Barmaid dried the glasses, as twilight settled around the Texas Spoon A Post cowboy and a Hale Center mill man Rushed inside to find a…

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Poetry

Kenning’s Vitamins

Selenium-mineral Cellulose-vegetable Contains-wheat Yuck Enzymes-vital Multi-bacterial Cell-regeneration What Protein-minimal Gluten-ephemeral FDA-judgement Zilch Health-pinnacle Trace-peripheral Daily-routine Vitamins Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment? Other Writings You May Like That’s a Wrap Knight Approaches Softly Magic Reflection of Light A Simple Mistake

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My Craft Poetry

A Splash of Red

A splash of red Against a green canvas An orange center invites pollen spread A splash of red Attracts honeybee and aphid A well of nectar overflowing bodice A splash of red Against a green canvas Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment? Other Writings You May Like What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate Twilight Settled Around the Texas Spoon The Gardener Longs for Spring Tetractys Bamboo Freewrite

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