Category Archives: Poems

Crests of the Baron’s Mortal Sins

Six families stood At the peak of their world Some kind and pure Others selfish and cruel Yet they worked in one circle Maintaining balance For good and ill Six families danced To greet a friend from afar A man … Continue reading

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Path of the Indie

Neither alone Nor in a group The indie stands between Depending on our own hands To start the tide Hoping others arrive Their whispers Turning the ripple Into a wave Our path is filled With sneers and suggestions Advocates of … Continue reading

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Family Man

The Provider The Protector The Repairman The Outdoor Cook The Empty Seat at Dinner The Family Man Many roles to play Some choose one and hold While others forge new niches The Stay-At-Home Times change the needs More than a … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 73-100 + Bonus Level

Zee Finale! The Code Our secret weapon Giving us a needed edge Against unfair foes * The Olden Days of Blocky Limbs Razor edged pixels A step above stick figures Acknowledge your past * Striving for Beyond Realism I see … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 45-72

Here’s some more.  Sorry about not being clear on topics.  Been a while since I looked at this, which is probably when it was clear to me.  Nice to get it all out there though. * Evil at a Lesser … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 17-44

Way back in 2013, I started posts under this title.  Originally, these Haiku were going to be part of a book with pictures, which hid letters for a final Haiku.  Played off the Easter Egg idea, but the artist couldn’t … Continue reading

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Rebirth of the Internal Phoenix

 It starts with an ember That one does not snuff out A glimmer in a dream A whimsy when bored A thought beyond the tedium Signs that something A spark is stirring once again Nurturing the spark Raising it into … Continue reading

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