Monthly Archives: May 2014

Homelessness Poem

Paul Belz                                   Copyright 2014 Paul Belz                                                                                                                     Consignmemt Shop Farewell I let go of frayed pants, shirts so old their shapes melt, belts ready to expire, shoes with tiny holes. I drive Oakland’s withered streets past gutters flowing with … Continue reading

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Point Reyes in Springtime Poem

  Point Reyes Remains Imagine limousines slicing through Pacific winds. What if putting greens sprawled on coastal scrub? This never occurred. No cul de sacs now, Thirty pelicans rise, dip, bounce over waves, Turn and wheel above sandstone cliffs. No … Continue reading

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California Drought Poem

DROUGHT SURVIVAL Owls’ deep echoes flow from midnight, night’s center, when the Bear and the Queen dance around the North Star. These songs wind up at dawn. “Humpf! Humpf! Humpf! “ bounce among eucalyptus. These misplaced Austrailian trees seize water, … Continue reading

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