Friday, June 12, 2015


should i write my poems in polysyllabicness
searching for words in thesaurus mess.
pretense for me not direct route
to the source.
like a squirrel, straight to
the point is the correct

no need to flourish,
(such junk).
if you want to get
to the nut...
climb right up
the trunk.

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i am older than dirt and proud of it!!!! i have managed to incorporate my eternal 60's nation spirit with the high tech 21st century world. i am an artist/writer, who dabbles in rhyme, and, sometimes, reason. my passions are my husband, who is truly the wind that ruffles my sails, animals rights, yoga, the beach, waking up in the morning. i find inspiration in too many things to list, and far too many more to remember. i have added sketching, watercolor painting, and photography to my ways of expressing joy and gratitude. from living with a chronic illness, i have learned the beauty of each day, and treat each as another sun salutation, and another chance. P.S. all painting, poems and photographs are my originals karen Lyons kalmenson