Orchiolum

Orchiolum

Progressive, tree hugging, Earth loving, free thinking poet.
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  • A Poet's Last Request
    Read my words upon the open road, where youth's horizons flash as mortality melds with setting suns.
  • Decade
    An expression of the unimaginable choice forced upon those who fell from the World Trade Center Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
  • Swing
    My mother and Osama bin Laden.
  • Beauty IZ
    A short poem for Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole.
  • Words
    Words as WMDs: beyond first strike.
  • Sweet Tea and Sanctuary
    For my grandmother, who welcomed all my friends and laughed when I called her old woman.
  • Thanksgiving: 2010
    A tribute to David A. Reinstein, LCSW, turkey lover.
  • Deadbolt
    A short poem of the rarity of escape from lie and regret. A companion piece to Casino * Casino * Casino.
  • Casino * Casino * Casino
    Casinos, jackpots, addiction...then devastation.
  • Release
    John Lennon's 70th...belated thought.
  • Wall Street, the Rabid FOX, and Granny Clampett
    Granny's wise response to The Rabid FOX in her henhouse, both owned by Wall Street.
  • 9/11: Peace Without Flower
    Another 9/11 haiku.
  • Legacy: Homo Sapiens Purple
    My entry into the AC Yahoo Purple Haiku Contest, and 4th in the human Legacy series.
  • Human Legacy: Homo Sapiens Sagan
    The third in a series of short poems about modern human legacy.
  • Human Legacy: Homo Sapiens Sacrivicious
    The second in a series of short poems about modern human legacy.
  • Human Legacy: Homo Sapiens Celebrity
    The first in a series of short poems about modern human legacy.
  • Corey Haim: Silver Bullet
    Haiku for Corey Haim.
  • Missionary
    Missionary...a short poem.
  • Genius
    A short poem about human genius.
  • Soulmate
    Sleight of hand over truth, trust the illusion, breaching the core, embrace confusion...
  • Beyond King's vision
    Haikus about the upcoming election and its cast of characters.
  • For Sale by Owner
    My parents' search for a home in which to raise a family ended here. A large yard for gardening and playing, the surrounding farm fields and nearby lake fostered my deep connection to nature. They chose well.
  • Iraq War: 5th Anniversary
    The soldier cradles the comrade's soul as betrayal scents this last embrace...
  • Closure
    Truth as beauty promised and beauty rarely honest were woven into souls...
  • A Young Actor Dies
    This haiku reflects another aspect of what many may think and feel when confronted with such sudden, public loss.
  • Perhaps
    Perhaps no livelier stage exists than where first curtains call, young actors bend to ovation's dream as critics forge the walls.
  • Collecting Vintage Fish Salt and Pepper Shakers
    A guide to collecting vintage fish shaped salt and pepper shakers from around the world.
  • HOMELESS
    The yacht and mansion moguls clung to their vaults and golden masks, while jeweled evangelists sold the flock and traded sin for cover.
  • DEATH
    A perspective on death written in Haiku.
  • I Left You There
    I remember the day I left you there, when we left the home you had known, I remember the day you sobbed in the chair, and I wanted to take you back home.
  • Kentucky
    From ancient blue ranges smoke and mist curled upward with an early morning chill.
  • SANIBEL
    To fundamentalist terrorists, whatever they may wear, wherever they may hide.
  • Lincoln Dreams
    As the muskets rust in dampness, as each, we turn away, I embrace the bitter peace.
  • The Last
    No Summer, hot and green, no Winter's chill unseen
  • SANIBEL
    I dreamed of a place where sinners were free, where believers resembled the dead.

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