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First verse by Dragonfly, next and every other
verse by Lady Bleaux.

 



~ Haiku Part XX ~

Farewell to Winter
And the dreary shut-in days
Hiya pretty Spring

Hiya pretty Spring
With the sunny warmth and cheer
You promise each year...

You promise each year
That you'll be a better world
You're in the old rut

You're in the old rut
when your days pass unnoticed
From one to the next...

From one to the next
Like links in a golden chain
Count all your blessings

Count all your Blessings
and how fortunate you are
To be so special...

To be so special
Is the fate of everyone
No two are alike

No two are alike
Those fabricated untruths
That's how you get caught!

That's how you get caught
By sticking your foot in the trap
What do you expect?

What do you expect?
Walking so pious and proud
Without earned respect

Without earned respect
Authority is worthless
It's an empty cup

It's an empty cup
Like any shallow vessel
Or unused talent...

Or unused talent
Fades and dies without a sound
Humanity's loss

Humanity's loss
of innocence disappeared
Like rays of sunlight...

Like rays of sunlight
Many Blessings warm us all
Both good and evil

Both good and evil
Are competing for your soul
Which will win control...?

Which will win control?
Who cares? In the long run,
Things will balance out

Things will balance out
Promises politicians...
As they grow richer

As they grow richer
In life's experiences,
Wisdom will follow

Wisdom will follow
Along with explorers and
True adventurers

True adventurers
Live their lives outside the box
Always on the edge

Always on the edge
With any risky venture
Excitement prevails!

Excitement prevails
Senses are overloaded
Good ole Spring Fever

Good ole Spring Fever
With light hearted giddiness
Touches everyone

Touches everyone
With the same relentless hand
Unforgiving time

Unforgiving time
Seems slow and wears heavily
On those who feel pain

On those who feel pain
There's one consolation
They know they're alive

They know they're alive
When Rock and Roll fills their soul
'Cause the dead don't dance!

'Cause the dead don't dance
And they almost never sing
Graveyards are quiet.

Graveyards are quiet
Soft ethereal whispers
Midst the silent winds...

Midst the silent winds
Of infinite, shifting time,
We are blown like leaves

We are blown like leaves
In a swirling dance across
Paths of destiny...

Paths of destiny
Can sure make the oddest twists
Never a straight road

Never a straight road
For the weary traveler
Lost along the way...

Lost along the way
I found a peaceful haven
It is called balance

It is called balance
Living in true harmony
Achieved with patience

Achieved with patience
Secured with steady courage
The thing called freedom

The thing called freedom
Ever sought by free spirits
Among rebel hearts

Among rebel hearts,
In far too many cases
Reason doesn't rule

Reason doesn't rule
With passionate attraction
Only mystery...

Only mystery
Tickles the rib of fancy
The curious seek truth

The curious seek truth
Some with steely detachment
Finding emptiness

Finding emptiness
Means more places for my stuff
That's real treasure

That's real treasure
A worth beyond all measure
Life's simple pleasures...

Life's simple pleasures
Iced water on a hot day...
A friend's happy smile

A friend's happy smile
Truly touches every heart
Radiating warmth

Radiating warmth
Just like a little heater...
A sleeping puppy

A sleeping puppy
In whom the most trusting soul
Innocence abounds...

Innocence abounds
In strange, unlikely places
If you look, you'll find

If you look, you'll find
First, know what it is you seek
Else look forever...

Else look forever
In darkened corners of rooms
If you can't be strong

If you can't be strong
and whine, hanging on others
Heyyy friend, cowboy up!

Heyyy friend, cowboy up!
Strap on a pair of spurs
Grab a wild mustang

Grab a wild mustang
But I won't call you "cowboy"
Til I see you ride!

Til I see you ride
You are just a tenderfoot
No side-saddle please

No side-saddle please
Because, if a ride's a ride
You must ride astride!

You must ride astride
A bony-backed mule if you
Call yourself "country"

Call yourself "country"
when u'r feet start movin' to
Boot-scootin' rhythm

Boot-scootin' rhythm
And ice cold pitchers of beer
Honky-tonk heaven

Honky-tonk heaven
Beckons to the lonely hearts
and fun lovers too!

And fun lovers too
Skirt the edges of danger
With minds in neutral

With minds in neutral
They'll suffer synapse collapse!
There's little spark left...

There's little spark left
In the older batteries
Recharge them often

Recharge them often
You gotta jump-start your life
Then follow your dreams

Then follow your dreams
To the land of fantasy
Be sure to come back

Be sure to come back
and embrace nature often
Renewal of spirit

Renewal of spirit
Means more than a new cocktail
Touch the Creator

Touch the Creator
and feel infinite Blessings
Given so freely...

Given so freely
Are life's many slaps and knocks
How 'bout some goodies??

How 'bout some goodies??
A frequently asked question
By the freeloader...

By the freeloader
way of thinking, there's never
Too many things free

Too many things free
have gimmicks and "ifs" attached
Clouded with deceit

Clouded with deceit
And riddled through with sly lies
Human courting ploys

Human courting ploys
Displays one's best behavior
To capture your heart...

To capture your heart
One needs a butterfly net
The size of Texas

The size of Texas
Reflects it's inhabitants
With big open hearts...

With big open hearts
And a great faith in mankind
Some people get hurt

Some people get hurt
and can't forgive or forget
Reliving the pain...

Reliving the pain
Never stopped a woman from
Having more children

Having more children
at parties and gatherings
Enhances the fun...

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Dragonfly
& Barbara LaBarbera
(LadyBleaux)
 

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