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Muse: Cymbals

I fail when I break your rule Be rest assured I still love you For even when the sound of drums and bass guitars go faint Your peaceful cymbals still play down the sorrow in my heart

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Harvest season

Here at the close of the day Everyone comes to the hay To dance and clap To behold the golden wheat And grains waiting for the whip The fields are littered with baskets Occasionally the clouds grumble To remind the folk of the rainy season And in the evening wind, baskets tumble Exposing the grains […]

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Waterfalls

Listen to Nature sing from the waterfalls, She thrashes her garments upon the rocks And wash them with very soft palms She sends soft waters crashing into the pool Watching the blue skies as her fingers work When the waters descend they form Curtains of white mist And when the waters touch the pool below […]

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Summer

Summer rides through the little forest, Desiring to warm and wake every creature It saved in the heart of trees that flourish On the tarred roadside, a sweet aura of air That kept both faun and flora intrigued! ** Image by David Thomas Martins, a friend and a great painter poet.

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Muse: Nature’s Art

Night rains are ways mother Nature tell her wonderful stories From the curtains dance one can feel the strength of the rain And the routes of her accomplice; the wind Further away from homes, if you dare to look One can see the wind dressing the trees hairs Decorating the trees with every piece of […]

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The Messengers Gong

Kororom! Kokokorom!! Korokorokom!!! The gong went off, disturbing the peace of the hamlet A strange silence descends as the rhythm died down The evening was cold, sweet breeze from the big river Made the hamlet cozy and sometimes snores rent the air Stubborn children turn good For their parents had threatened To report them to […]

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Musing: Traveler

By the foot of the hills he stood to look back Waving to images, thin from the long distance I was among those thin images that stood afar Watching as he disappeared from our glance He had left stories in our mouths and hearts Taught us that we must leave the quiet village, To learn […]

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