Sunday, July 31, 2011

sherku: Lowell 3

touching air
she signs the lyrics
to "hand writing
on the wall"

What is a sherku?

Inspired by the 25th Annual Lowell Folk Festival

sherku: Lowell 2

There is so much
joy in the
a cappella voices
of Birmingham

What is a sherku?

Inspired by the 25th Annual Lowell Folk Festival

sherku: Lowell 1

Spreading sun screen
on barely tanned
shoulders she
stands swaying
her sleek black shift

What is a sherku?

Inspired by the 25th Annual Lowell Folk Festival

Saturday, July 16, 2011

sherku: the gist

Steve Farber
“do what you love
in the service
of people who love
what you do”

What is a sherku?

A "found" poem as it all comes from Steve Farber's renewed book Radical Leap

Friday, July 15, 2011

sherku: twirling

she had one hand
on the wheel driving
other hand twirling
a strand of hair

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

sherku: stirring

stirring he motions
reaches for paper
to write a note
about where he was

What is a sherku?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

sherku: too close

Elderly airport
travel today
is not made for
making close

Dolores and I recently took her parents to Roanoke, VA for a family wedding. Our travel experiences were similar to those written up very well by Ronni Bennett:

What is a sherku?

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011

sherku: Blue Man

This man’s not 
Blue in Franklin 
Over nine hundred 
He loves it

What is a sherku?

This was discovered in 'draft' mode and should have been published along with the interview of Matt Greene.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

sherku: lesson

today’s lesson
you travel some place
different yet
all seems familiar

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Saturday, July 09, 2011

sherku: their turn

the last lawn mower
rolled away
and kids began
playing games
in the yard

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Friday, July 01, 2011

sherku: wedding

Laura let
Jeremy get
away the first time
wasn't about to
this time

For Laura and Jeremy!

What is a sherku?