Tag Archives: Solstice

Winter Begins

Winter Begins We’re all in trouble if the Sunkeeps sinking earlier and rising later No thaw in the Earth— no planting in springno harvest in autumn just a night with no dawn Snow piles higher— rivers freeze to their bedsand … Continue reading

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Fraiku for the Sunset

Day stretches out like a deserttoo long — too longsun grinding me down

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Summer Haiku

These verdant mountainsfeasting on solstice sunshineand a thunderstorm For today’s Solstice Poetry Prompt from Living Poetry.

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Winter Solstice Sonnet

Winter Solstice Sonnet I’ve lived where the solstice airfreezes onto my mustache.Where daylight is a vague glowbehind clouds of dirty slush. I’ve felt that deep ancestral fearthat the sun has given upand we’ll all shiver solid,defeated by the menacing dark. … Continue reading

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December Solstice

Happy Solstice, dear readers! The chocolate holiday open mic was a delight. It was standing room only in Matthew’s. We shared two bottles of wine, a couple dozen poems and almost as many truffles. To celebrate the longest night of … Continue reading

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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

Happy Solstice, dear readers! On this most ancient and most human holiday, the sun in the Piedmont set very close to the moment of the Solstice. But don’t worry, I lit a candle on my desk so I’m sure the … Continue reading

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