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To Bee

‘Tis dawn as the warmth of the sun embraces every being on earth; As high up on the branches of the butter fruit tree – there thrives a golden hive, That’s camouflaged amongst the green fruits and the thicket of leaves. The warmth of the sun’s splendor spreads into the hive -into every cell and chamber, As the hive glows and sparkles in strange hues of golden light and amber. […]

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 Cherry blossom The cherry blossom  is Japan’s national flower and is  synonymous with the word flower. Generally, the cherry blossom is a felicitous symbol. Yet there is also a dark side. To old-time samurai, there was no greater glory than to die on the battlefield like scattered cherry blossoms. Resplendent in full bloom, cherry blossoms seldom last more than a week, and they are easily swept away with one strong […]

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In Transit

 In Transit Freight training town to town, location in transition. Sidewalks provide respite.  Won’t be here very long so stop and join me for a song. Mister business man loosen your tie, we all know you’ve got a tune inside.  Drop a dime, keep in time, join me in this song. Tomorrows another day, another sidewalk, another park bench, maybe a corner table in a coffee shop.  Who knows, who […]

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The modest Rose puts forth a thorn,
The humble sheep a threat’ning horn:
While the Lily light shall in love delight,
Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.
William Blake

Red Lily