APAD2019 Sweet feed

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hungry bees burrow

deep into blossom collar

seek buried treasure

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Overlooked

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he lumbers up behind me

to where I sit

silent  watching

 

his lava breath

singes my hair

flames my ear

 

he peers over my shoulder

as if he will see what I see

as if he can

 

I wait

body solid

gaze fixed

breath shallow

and wait for him to leave

 

Think it’s going to be one of those months … aka APAD2

Perhaps it is unrealistic to think that this particular January is going to see a poem every day here. Who knows?

I’ve been taking lots of photos when I walk for the past while, and I’m going to use some of them as poem prompts. We’ll see how it goes. Today, a haiku about Melbourne’s weather. Not complaining, because it’s the first really hot day of summer for us.

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January sun

brings summer’s furnace winds

chases us inside