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I Wonder About the Squirrel

By: Bruce Levine As Hurricane Irma approached, our dog, Daisy, and I sat on the porch of our apartment waiting and watching as the wind increased. The original forecast had been a direct hit on Delray Beach, Florida, but Irma…

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Hours and Moments

By: Bruce Levine Floating hours and picturesque moments Peppering the days with sights and soundsPhotographic mem’ries etched on a canvassOf love laced forever through eyelets of gold Time resting gently on snowflakes floatingThrough forests abounding with lush color greensSquadrons of…

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‘February days’ and other haiku

By Bruce Levine February daysEnd of winter comes closer Spring equinox nears Making year’s resolveJoyous days tobogganingLife’s journey renewed Harvest days are goneFireplaces filled with logsWarming heart and soul Squirrels gathering nutsBears catch salmon in riversFood stored for winter Deer…

‘Riverbeds alive’ and other haiku

By: Bruce Levine Riverbeds aliveBrook-fed streams to rivers flow Pathways to the sea Parodies begin A sense of humor required Nothing safe for laughs Floating in the air Seagulls and puffins hunting Dinner in the lake Twice the yearly rate…

Fall Haiku

By: Bruce Levine Cool crisp autumn airInvigorating the soulNature’s golden days Glories yet unknownHidden in happy momentsFall retains its joy Cooler days surroundNow emptying the remnantsOf life’s lethargy Lovely clothes of fallAwakening the mem’riesHappy times ahead Summer winds recedeTime for…

Fall Awakening

By: Bruce Levine The lethargy of summer lessensAs fall breezes begin to arriveSubtle changesMarking off days on the calendarYet roses bloom and trees stay greenA lovely timeFilled with expectationFall festivals highlighting the seasonTransitions of time and placeSymphonies of light and…

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The Pinball Machine of My Mind

By: Bruce Levine I never thought I was very smart. When it came to gray matter, I always felt that I was rather deficient. In addition to that sense of deficiency I believed that there’s the ratio of diminishing returns….

A Life Lesson

By: Bruce Levine Life often takesTwists and turnsProfusion of desiresOr goals yet definedPassions arousedBy inflated egosPretentious praiseUnwanted and under-fedSuccesses dismantledLike simple equationsThe highways forgottenRoads erased from mapsA simple rejoinderWhen life seems dismemberedA salve to the soulOr simply a laughThe times…

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As Summer Begins

By: Bruce Levine Seasonal rotationSpring through winterThe calendar cyclesBirth to deathTime chasesThrough the universeAs planets trace circlesAround the sunRevolutions and evolutionsCascading raindropsShowering the earthGiving birth to the cycleSetting forth the regenerationAs it progresses to fulfillmentCulminating at the harvestWith time for…