joe2poetry

Poetry from a Dublin Scientist

Haikus 09/07/17

See my darling wife

Covered to her face in sheets

Her natural state

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Snow in the mountains

Better than it raining there

Cuts in water suck

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Five hour difference

Between my old home and new

Makes chat difficult

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You, my love have no compare

Your beauty’s more than I can bare

Your smile a light across the world

Your scent as like a rose unfurled

Your eyes a font that fills my soul

Your lips, sweet kiss, my only goal

You, my love now own my life

For you, sweet love, are now my wife.

 

 

Haikus 140317

Forever worried

About the gold band slipping

Newly married fears

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Rain higher up now

Scarring the mountain’s white caps

See Global warming

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On the underground

Trying to enjoy the trip

But too much music

 

Haikus 061216

Southern Hemisphere

Is the wrong damn way around

Christmas in summer???

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Pure ammonia

Smell like week old rat’s urine

Really hangs about

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Christmas tree is up

Covered in many knick-knacks

Collected through life

 

 

Haiku 23/11/16

When you’re tired my love

I have just the recipe

Hugs and chocolate

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Written for The Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 challenge number 81.

 

Limericks 080916

I once met a dog on the street

On the lookout for something to eat

It had caught on the breeze

The Aroma of Cheese

But alas it was only my feet

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A mayor did cavort his caboose

But when caught had a unique excuse

“See I have to look nice

For my ladies of vice

So I’m the best dressed man you can choose.”

 

 

 

Haikus 03/07/16

Southern Hemisphere

Internet friends sun bathing

While I’m here freezing

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Football fans everywhere

Looking to the action in France

The world holds its breath

Forever Young

Months have passed

Years, decades

But to me

To my eyes

You look the same

The doe-eyed girl that I knew

That very first time

Beautiful

Timeless

Forever young

Forever in my heart

Haikus 18/04/16

Rain all the weekend

Then on Monday an tremor

Now what will happen?

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Flooding in the streets

Eventually subsides

Leaving dirt everywhere

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During sunny days

Sunlight bakes the air opaque

For rain to wash clear

Haikus 12/04/16

The election’s over

Now’s the time for horse-trading

For our government

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It’s raining today

It makes a really big change

From a four month drought

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The Cat started shy

But is becoming friendly

Slowly but surely