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A Hundred Gourds 4:4 September 2015

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shadows hovering
as the wind ruffles
wisteria
its purple blossoms
drifting clouds of colour

space Patricia Prime - New Zealand
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  these reeds which rise
straight and tall from the water,
in reflection
curl away into the depths –
my shadow self

space Elaine Riddell - New Zealand
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    thunder breaks the sky
in the quiet
something listens
to a thousand rain drops
on a thousand leaves

space Patrick Doerksen - Canada
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my clock
on the window ledge
spattered
with midnight rain
the hours washed clean

space Jenny Ward Angyal - USA
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  trying not to wake you
as a bad dream fades
on the wall
our shadows return
side by side

space J. Brian Robertson - Germany
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    the sound of dawn
hauled in throw nets
rises and falls
around your swaddled silence
my song of solitude

space Padma Thampatty - USA
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