Category Archives: Poetry girl

A Pirate’s Tale

A pirate waited on the shore, she saw him look her way. With eyes of blue, a shiny hook, he beckoned her to stay. His ship was tall his mast was long, a wench he was a chasin’. A beard, a sword, … Continue reading

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I am loved by a cricket

  He waits in the corner all shiny and black antennae that wiggle a crisp, crunchy back. I am loved by a cricket as big as a mouse he lives in my closet right here in the house. To catch … Continue reading

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A birthday poem for me

  I’ve been doing the math counting up on my fingers the friends growing old the birthdays that linger. The faces of roses dried out in a vase a card on the counter cannot take the place of storms and … Continue reading

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Forget me not

          F orget me not A s summer fades, M emories of the morning I ‘ll bring to you. L et nostalgia carry me Y esterday and forward. M idnight recalls A  tapestry rare, T  imes tattered and woven T ogether like secrets kept. E  ach thread … Continue reading

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Tick tock…

Cannot sleep tick tock I keep my eyes upon the clock. I say my prayers then pray some more put my feet back on the floor. A book I’ll read to make me tired a cup of tea it makes me … Continue reading

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Giants among us…

A song for the big dogs, to the tune of ”Dames” from the musical South Pacific… There are giants here among us, there are dogs upon the land. It started out with two but there was such a high demand, that little … Continue reading

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To sleep…

Sleep takes flight Insomnia night With morning in sight The moon humbly goes. By sunrise I see His truth beckons me How short are the days now Embrace what I know. *        *        * © 2011, Shoes for an Imaginary Life. … Continue reading

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I wear dark glasses so you won’t see me…

I quickly can disguise myself, the friend you cannot see. Whose eyes are covered stylishly behind the shades, that’s me. I wear dark glasses out to lunch, in stores when I go shopping. I leave them on in bed at … Continue reading

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