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presents politically progressive poetry in response to current events and topical issues. The poem for Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 is The New Verse News “Lily Pad Lover…”
Source: Marston, Betsy. “Heard Around the West.” High Country News 25 May 2015.
Credits due to Mark Twain’s Roughing It, Volume II, Chapter X as presented in Nataqua News, Volume XVIII, Issue XII, March 10-April 12, 2015.
Ode to my home, the Sierra Nevada of California and Nevada…
Haskell, Rob. “#SOBEAUTIFUL.” source text: Condé Nast Traveler Mar. 2015. Print.
Awareness of perceptions yield peace .
ource: Sandoval, Amy. “Zombies.” Synthesis 2 Mar. 2015
At the window looking out,
I travel to wars, seashores and rise in clouds
while sipping coffee.
My consciousness traverses
mountains and oceans.
Smudges and water deposits:
belief, prejudice, perception, assumption.
I cannot see clearly and my cup empty.
© C.L. Quigley 2014