spiritu700
Joined: Jul 2022

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spiritu700   Junior Editor

Robbin is a retired landscape architect.

Submitted Poems 11 total

October Retreat

The world has come to a stop and is waiting for me.

  Powdered mountains shouldering the sky

  tower over creek beds running low.

  Late Aspen, yellow popsicles standing stubborn

  against luminous groves
...

by Robbin T. Hartridge

added by spiritu700
6 days ago

The Wind Beneath Our Wings

I first met that Irish monk years ago on the sidewalk.
I was alone, hesitant, looking for belonging
It was just the two of us standing there before Mass
when I found myself disappearing into the vast recesses

  of his robe
lost in the most...

by Robbin T. Hartridge

added by spiritu700
13 days ago

Granting Permission

Last Wednesday night a noble, epic,

  and wonderfully eccentric force left us.

  She was our Grace.

I remember her as a fixture in the chapel,

  always there, like a pillar,

  holding out a light for us.
Like a candle set there to...

by Robbin T. Hartridge

added by spiritu700
13 days ago

Farewell to The Skipper

The sloop was ready, buoyant
quietly appointed into the familiar cove of a salty life
contained like a pearl
luminous, glowing
waiting for its purpose to be cracked open.
Decks scrubbed
fenders pulled up
hatch opened
sails unfurled and...

by Robbin T. Hartridge

added by spiritu700
14 days ago

Like Chocolate for Love

We thought it was a bit odd

  that such a colorful and vibrant fellow

  would don with such enthusiasm and fervor

  the somberness of his own fashion quartet

  punctuated by solemn staccatos of

  swishing, humming, and scratchy dark brown ...

by Robbin T. Hartridge

added by spiritu700
14 days ago

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