Romantic Poetess

Lighting The Fire Of Love
OCTOBER 19, 2011 10:17AM

The Tao of the Rhythm of Lovemaking

 (Image by Grand Master Art) 

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I turn to the Tao to orchestrate

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OCTOBER 15, 2011 12:21PM

The Tao of Complications

Image by Exotic Sexy Pictures 

complicated life 

 

I feel the shift when requests became demands

And  I allow demands to press deeply into my thoughts

I see in my mirror only the face I show the world

I refuse to look beyond my ability to find

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OCTOBER 10, 2011 8:30PM

Lipstuck

(Image by Pinkbonegirl)

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Firmlips can drive you off the deep end of the pool especially if they suckle your toes. 

Bluelips will take you to a place where babies lack oxygen and

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 9:01PM

RED

 

Photo by Car Domain   

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 Red flowers grow outside

 

This room where I study poetry

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onthisdayinfashion

Each deeply creased line

On her strong -Leonine face

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Stormy Path by Annette Colby 

Morning Song 

At night, I always forget

Not to neglect or defer

Silence above me -Whispering

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 1:40PM

Dragonfly and Me - Companion Species

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DiviantArt by Extremophileme

 

 

I watch as a tiny egg is planted on a cattail reed

Waiting for the nymphs

Picking cattails while I wait

I am curious to see

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 11:24AM

Fall in Minnesota

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In soft breezes

Aspen leaves

Beg to fly away

Tiny angels tied by stems

To the earth

 

Milkweed pods

Express

Their sticky white

Mother’s milk

So that

Tiny red damselflies

Are strong enough

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 5:26PM

Fairy Tale - A Prose Poem

Dragonfly nymph

Photo by JR and Sue 

A long, long time ago – In an ancient lagoon-In the land of the Druids- A tiny egg was planted on a cattail reed- this egg the fruit of the hovering mating ritual of two special Dragonflies-Tonbo and Darnelle-They finished what they were

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SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 5:19PM

The Kiss

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Curled around me

Your hand lightly caressing my breast

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AUGUST 30, 2011 11:14AM

The Tao of Yang

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(Photo by ESA)

As a woman I never considered the possibility

That I had a masculine side

I was sure there could be no Yang in me

The

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AUGUST 25, 2011 8:50PM

The Tao of Yin

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(Painting by Boris Vallejo)

 

The Tao relies on Yin

To be the force in me that calls up  

My mysterious feminine

 She is always

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AUGUST 24, 2011 1:37PM

Tree of My Passion

 

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Where is the passion

In this poem?

Will I

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AUGUST 21, 2011 12:22AM

The Tao of Wu Wei

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Wu Wei is the essence of the Tao

It taught me to stop standing

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AUGUST 15, 2011 9:43PM

The Tao of Life and Death

 

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I neither fear death nor desire it

My birth is not a beginning

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I resonate with this soulful poem

I have tried many paths

Some were with me for a while

Until something rang untrue

I carved

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First Post Evah - 3/05/2010 

 

 

I used to be adorable

but now I do the adoring.

I used to be precocious

but now I think to much.

I used to say the cutest things

but now I weigh every word.

I used to be so wise

but now

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AUGUST 8, 2011 11:13AM

The Tao of Taoist Practice

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My friends all ask me what it means to follow The Tao

A pathless path

Seriously - They ask - What are the rules?

I tell them it

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AUGUST 3, 2011 3:34PM

The Tao of Great Government

LaoTzu 

(Painting of Lao Tzu advisor to leaders)

 As the story goes somewhere around 600 BCE

Lao Tzu - Wise master and chief librarian

Was asked by the gatekeeper to write

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JULY 31, 2011 3:10PM

The Tao of Rule Breaking

 (The Temptation and Fall of Adam and Eve by William Blake) 

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The Tao teaches me that I cannot be contained

By rules, definitions, any sort of confining words

When I am in balance I have no need 

To take nature and squeeze it into

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JULY 29, 2011 4:43PM

The Tao of Relativity

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My Tao does not bother itself

With

Asking the question

What is real?

Is the woman who dreams

She is a butterfly

Really a butterfly

Or is she

Really a butterfly

Dreaming she is

A woman?

Is blue the real color of the sky

Or only the result of

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JULY 28, 2011 1:37PM

The Tao of Two Worlds

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My Tao flows easily between

Two worlds of love

Sensual and Conscious

Setting intentions

Not expectations

Avoiding assumptions

Letting loose of the grasp

Throwing off the reins

Allowing the body

To begin

Gentle steps on

The

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JULY 26, 2011 2:40PM

The Tao of Soft

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My Tao knows that what is soft is strong

Water is soft and yielding

Rock is hard and rigid

Yet

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JULY 24, 2011 12:40PM

Favorite things Alysa's Open Call

 

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Rustling leaves from a stand of aspen trees

 on the path where I walk

 

Red wing black birds perched atop a  cattail

 waiting for babies to hatch

 

Leaves glistening in the trees outside my window

when the sun comes out after a storm

 

Puppies walki

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JULY 21, 2011 12:21PM

Who We Are

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When I hear you

From afar

Or from inches away

You entice me

With your tone

I hear sensual

I hear sensitive

I hear smart

 

When I am with you

In those moments

I feel the power

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