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The hour of weariness – Midnight – attacks.
The yellow flame’s flicker is weak.
The wick, having worked, has burned down to the wax. 

The toil of the day takes its toll and it wracks
The candle and man till life’s bleak.
The hour of weariness – Midnight – attacks. 

The slope of sleep’s soothing sweet tunnel attracts,
Though Day clutches man with its beak.
The wick, having worked, has burned down to the wax. 

The cares of tomorrow add to the mind’s tax.
One wrestles, it seems, for a week.
The hour of weariness – Midnight – attacks. 

Oh! for a pinch to the flame to relax
The light-load; bring rest that we seek!
The wick, having worked, has burned down to the wax. 

The sandman has tried, but his sand supply lacks.
The sheep flock? – the worry wolves wreak.
The hour of weariness – Midnight – attacks.
The wick, having worked, has burned down to the wax.

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photo by Camilla Hviid at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/puzT8WQ/Nothern+Coziness

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

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Who knew that
Such was beautiful? –
Bad hair days!

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photo by Dez Pain at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/2dyVjky/Moonlight+Grevillea

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.
 

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There’s little of time to be wasting
Since death is for all of us hasting.
This is a short trial
And in only a while
All men will be resting or basting. 

It may seem that I’m pessimistic,
But no, I’m just realistic.
That way I’ll prepare
With greatest of care
My life not in parts but holistic.

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photo by Patrizio Martorana at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/nshKofU/Fire+and+pitchfork

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

 

 

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oWNUIoc

An anthill,
A modern marvel –
Pyramid.

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photo by wernerb at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/oWNUIoc/Anthill+in+the+woods.

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.
 

 

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A “crub” is my invented word –
I’ve shortened yummy “crumb”.
A crub’s a crumb that’s dry and hard
Without the tasty “mmmmm!”.

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

 

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None can say
My family’s a
Perfect bunch.

Hopefully,
None will come to be
A sour grape.

Be careful.
A grape won’t fall far
From the vine.

Families
That cling together
Make sweet wine.

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photo by Hanspeter Klasser at http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/mf3NbdQ/wine+grapes

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

 

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Atlanta

One year, a present Sherman gave
To Lincoln for the Yule
To cheer the dour president
In his long arduous rule.

It was the perfect offering,
And not from ease or thrift,
For William gave to Abraham
Atlanta as a gift.

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

 

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Luckenbach

Lucky guess?
No, not Luck-in-back.
Luke-in-bock.

Palacios

Puh-lash-us
Almost palatial
And precious.

Dime Box

Say it right –
You won’t even earn
A nickel.

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/
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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

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This paper before me is worth more than gold,
Than all of the stocks that are bought and are sold.
It is not a map where an X marks the treasure
Nor is it a ticket to life’s greatest pleasure.
It is not a sketch by Picasso, van Gogh,
Nor numbers that won the world’s richest Lotto.
I have that which gives me more than the world’s wealth:
My doctor just gave me a clean bill of health.

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photo by Marcelo Mokrejs at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/misbtmE/Money+series+4

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

 

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Cherry tomato


You, I say:
One po-tay-toe. Two,
Po-tah-tah.

You, I say:
One to-may-toe. Two,
To-mah-tah.

Ordering,
You say steak; I say
Hamburger.

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photo by scolpix (Sophie) at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/dKKakg/Cherry+tomato+1

* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

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© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2017.

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