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a band of gold around your finger

shouldn’t feel like bracelets made of steel

you should feel his arm around your shoulders

not his hands around your throat

that is not love

 

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5 haiku

Haiku prompted by the following quote:

[…] “We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life”. […] Paulo Coelho

These are separate…and in no particular order.

 

1.

illumination

of every street light and house

obscure the moonlight

 

2.

social networking

facebook friends and followers

don’t replace friendship

 

3.

live your own real life

there is no reality

on television

 

4.

don’t follow blindly

choose to see reality

knowledge empowers

 

5.

be here with me now

take off your shoes, stay awhile

enjoy the moments

 

~Melanie Thomason

 

 

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he made me

 

his boyish grin and twinkling eyes

penetrated my hard earned armor

and made it impossible to resist him

 

~Melanie Thomason

 

 

 

 

 

 

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alone (2 ways)- haiku

as a phantom limb

I can only imagine

the warmth of your love

~Melanie Thomason

9/6/2017

 

finally alone

dancing beneath the moonlight

she is free, to be

~Melanie Thomason

9/6/2017

 

 

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warden -micropoetry

The prison door is wide open

your fear is the only warden

~Melanie Thomason

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whispering sweet nothings

she gently placed him in his crib

as his eyes fluttered and closed

for the last time

~Melanie Thomason

6/9/17

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moth

a moth flew in my tea

when i wasn’t looking

sometimes life is like that

 

 

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spoon

rip my heart out and eat it with a spoon

a grapefruit spoon should work perfectly

Melanie Thomason

5/30/2017

 

 

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