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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sunflowers Survive Poem

hide in plain sight 
A cloak field
saves masked 
chickens put 
young under wings
in dumbest
places on doorsteps
where evil enters
coming / going
straight feng shui 
fuck roosters don't
crow in tongues
nor I
the hens ate 
ten thousand 
 sunflower seeds 
planted in 
rows but in 
the end 
blooms came 
and spent
cluck and poke
the broody ones
are kind but
those that survive
jealous x girlfriends 
peck the life
and you have
seeds for 
next year but
sweet peas -
birds don't
care to eat
the young
we're not 
crazy people
that toss
shoes for
scorpions we
hide them in 
pairs neat in
plain sight
but step
with care

Caroline Gerardo copyright end of July 2017
all rights for poetry and images of my
garden held on penalty of your 
baby chicks under your wing on
Van Gogh doorsteps

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

President Banned

President Bans Hydrangeas

In the days before market open
Sign reads: no concealed weapon
contrite citizens show blowgun?

In the times of great freedom
Bleeding bouquet of reason
man/woman cross dress Eden?

Sensitive flower requires shade
Rollers grant body not remade
 God planted seeds as unafraid.

A man extinguishes cultivars
Sour dictators poison livers
in tainted tweeted vodka wars.

Ban the President

Caroline Gerardo copyright 7/26/2017 © poem and images

News re: Kristin Beck /  banning transgender persons from military 

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Condemned Bridge Poem

Condemn Bridge 
Murder feral cats, 
drop them overboard
return to haunt. 

Thousand Sierra
Mountain prisoners,
burned feet hike
back home to taunt.

Ripe Persimmon
Marie lays beds,
not potato chips
twelve years of want.

Gauze Tahara
Magic endings,
not fairy tales
death after baptismal font.

Copyright poem and images © Caroline Gerardo 7/23/2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Take Care

Take care
good morning
I'm fine
bull we say

All good
a nice day
I'm fine
bull we say

          God bless
          zipper undone?
          I'm fine
          bloody nose

          Look  heart
          Touch hands
          hug long

Copyright Poem and images Caroline Gerardo 2017

Take Poet to Work

Call me I'll go to work with you
or share anything you ask
Wednesday July 19th
Take your Poet to Work Day

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