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Poetry: the best words in the best order.

M. C. S.

M. C. S.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birthday
December 19
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For me writing is the best way to talk without ever being interrupted.................................. ©2014 M.C.S. - all rights reserved

MY RECENT POSTS

APRIL 29, 2013 6:50PM

Winter (iii)

He who is Master of himself is greater

than he who is Master of the world.

~ The Buddha

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Icy rain pellets my face

washing away a lifetime

tears and sorrow

 

The deep moaning winter windRead full post »

APRIL 28, 2013 8:49PM

Winter (ii)

 

Each moment eclipses the moment before

whatever happens, this is the present

make your house here

~ Zen Meditation

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In the park

children are catching

snowflakes on their tongues

 

Their noses are pink

cheeks rosy, eyes glossyRead full post »

APRIL 27, 2013 11:46AM

Winter (i)

You cannot stop the birds of sadness

from flying over your head

but you can stop them from

nesting in your hair

~ Chinese proverb

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After the first cold snap

a tiny ChickadeeRead full post »

APRIL 26, 2013 9:00PM

This Moment

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The past is done and gone

things to be just out of reach

now is what counts

simple words and pleasures

as daffodils fade

and apple blossoms bloom

 
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APRIL 26, 2013 5:37AM

Serene

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The moon endures

heart of a composed soul

haze breaks into light

circleoflife 

  ~ image by ROBO

 

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APRIL 24, 2013 12:40PM

Acute

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 A weathered spirit

 bitter chilly wind of memory

 piercing the heart like a blade

circleoflife 

 

 

 ~ acrylic on canvas MCS

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APRIL 23, 2013 6:00PM

Spring

What I most want is to spring out of this personality, then to sit apart from that leaping.

I’ve lived too long where I can be reached.

~ Rumi, “Unseen Rain”

This was my home

in another life

I feel the rising

ofRead full post »

APRIL 22, 2013 7:01PM

Notch

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 Stopped to view

 a flowing cluster of yellow

 from within rock crevasses

  circleoflife 

 

  ~ watercolour on rag paper  MCS

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APRIL 22, 2013 5:26AM

Riddance

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As I scribble one more line into a journal

and free myself of words that pain

sending these words into the void

simply because I have no more

room inside of me

these words have no home

I wonder

what do IRead full post »

APRIL 21, 2013 9:03AM

Dip

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 Seen not heard

 pink cups poured rainwater

 when the breeze stirred

  circleoflife

 

  ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

 

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APRIL 20, 2013 11:38AM

Pleasing

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  Along the side road

  so fresh and appealing

  wildflowers in bloom

  circleoflife 

 

 

 ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 19, 2013 6:10PM

Joie de vivre

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On the apple tree comes

bloom after bloom so

comes the radiance of spring

circleoflife 

 

~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 18, 2013 8:48AM

Golden

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 A hushed silence

 gentle stirring breeze

 pale yellow orbs

circleoflife 

 

~ watercolour on rag paper MCS Read full post »

APRIL 17, 2013 6:51PM

Azure

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 The robin sings

 among new growth

 blue graces the path

circleoflife 

 

 

~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 17, 2013 5:40AM

Muscari armeniacum

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 From every direction

 Grape Hyacinth cones bloom

 indigo carpet swaying 

  circleoflife 

 

 

 ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS


 

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APRIL 16, 2013 5:47PM

Minute

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 Spring starts like this

 single tender shoots

 tiny petals bits of colour

circleoflife 

 

  ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

 

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APRIL 15, 2013 6:54PM

Thrive

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 Clouds moving in

  hint of snow in the air

  tiny wild flowers open

  circleoflife

 

 

  ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS 

 

 

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APRIL 14, 2013 11:20AM

Musing

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 Gentle spring time shower

 lulling sound of rain

 dreaming of what’s to come

  circleoflife 

 

 

 ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 13, 2013 10:38AM

Renewal

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  Morning sky

  soft wisps of light

  highlighting new growth

  circleoflife 

 

 

 

 ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

 

 

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APRIL 12, 2013 6:17PM

Budding

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 Weighed down by recent rain

 with green deepening

 tiny blooms reach upward

circleoflife 

 

 

~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 11, 2013 7:53PM

Colour

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 Enjoyable silence

 achieving the perfect hue

 slow moving brush

  circleoflife

 

 

 

   ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

 

 

 

APRIL 10, 2013 8:30PM

Time

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 These longer days

 are not nearly long enough

 when out in the garden

circleoflife 

 

 

 ~ watercolour on rag paper MCS

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APRIL 9, 2013 7:32PM

Enhance

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 Wild flowers  

 blossom adorning

 the old fence post

circleoflife 

 

 

~ watercolour on rag paper MCS 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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APRIL 6, 2013 12:56PM

Journey

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A solitary

robin on a bare branch

spring morning

 

Traveling this path

new growth everywhere

fresh scent

 

All long this trail

not a single soul

only signs of spring

circleoflife 

 

~ acrylicRead full post »
APRIL 2, 2013 7:36PM

Regress

 

The daffodils

heads bowed

dusted in snow

circleoflife 

 


 
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