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What I Enjoyed in January

 

Time alone

to let the world drift ~

Let my line linger

feed the fish.

 

Air so quiet

roadways far away

where others search for

yet unfound ~

 

Soft silence

in a winter day

I content, inhale

sufficiency.

 

I feed fish ~

offering my breath

as this world hums in

solitude

 

 

Jane Penland Hoover

January 13, 2013

Poetic Bloomings: Picture by Keith R GoodImage

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Whisper

 

Whisper

I’ve let the idea of solitude linger

Luscious on my tongue

Silent in the seriousness

Of teaching and responding

To all their work today.

I’ve watched solitude hide

Gentle in my eyes

Reminding me to claim time

Enough for me, alone

 before day draws deep sleep.

I’ve waited for this moment

My whole life resting

Beneath the skin of sky

Waiting for this open-flow

Of soft pressed keys, my sound.

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