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~ Haiku Cyclet


~ Haiku Cyclet

I

 

Stretching, Dawn yawned

Light plays upon horizons

Sirens seeking sailors

II

 

Scarlet sky speaks Death

Tumultuous waves clashing

Cries for “Mother” fade

 

III

Calm the Sea beds floor

Sailors heads hung in defeat

Singing Hymns to Sea.

 

O’Prunty

7/17

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~ FLowers for Mother


Flowers for Mother

 

She picked the petals
One by one,
Tossed them ‘neath
A sultry sun,

 

A waft of wind
Carried them away;
As Mother
Received an earthly bouquet

 

A sorrow-filled daughter,
Here, earthbound
Picked herself
Up from the ground…

 

Recalling words her Mother
Once said:

 

“Death has no hold on memories,
when I am gone, that’s where you’ll find me;
the mind is a garden full of delight –
search my daughter with all your might,
and cast away all thoughts of sorrow
we’ll meet again in tomorrows, morrow”.

 

O’Prunty
6/29/17
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~ To Loss


Loss perched

Perched upon my days

As I walked through life

In a daze

Enduring what could not 

Be changed

O’Prunty 

6/25/17

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~ Haiku


~ Haiku
Watershed moment

Before, after, her demise

Happiness, sorrow
O’Prunty 
4/15/17

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~ Mighty Mississippi


~
When the Mississippi rages;

Yes, the willows weep
Pushing at her banks

Tributaries rush, not creep
And oh! The devastation

Left in her roaring wake
Her force forever changing

Lives, families that she takes
She spews upon landmasses

Northern parts to southern shore
Reaches east and west

Pushing, pulling all in store
Swallowing; large her mouth –

When the raging Mississippi
Hungry, rushes south.
O’Prunty ©
1/1/16

Prayers for all who have had to endure the tragedy of the Mighty Mississippi.

~ Poetess A. L. O’Prunty

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~ The Great White Hunter?


~ The Great White Hunter?
they site they shoot

they shot they site

until they hit their target right

an annual ritual has begun

bonding; man and his gun
not quite the challenge as before 

luring their victims with salt block and more

with pride majestic creatures at their feet

trusting, dying in defeat
how many tables do venison adorn?

or walls mounted with the great stags horn?

not quite the challenge as once before

lurking their victims with salt block and more:
the great white hunter ceased to exist

when commercialism brought tactics as this

and empty set the many shelves

though the hunter proclaims, ” I got him myself”.
O’Prunty 

11/2002

11/27/15 Revised

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~ Mother Lies Here…


  
“Mother lies here, and nothing has ever been the same; God bless the Mothers who remain – hug them a little closer this season,when they’re gone, so too the rhyme, the reason… as life, less your biggest fan, leaves an emptiness none understand, until they stand, alone”… O’Prunty

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