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    Haiku #72
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 In the western sky sunlit clouds sing to the night lovely red voices
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    Haiku #71
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Is there no mirror to reflect this lonesome face will she remember
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    Haiku #70
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Pink camellias mistaken for butterflies we meander home
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    Haiku #69
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Beneath a low bridge asleep covered in kudzu will she awaken
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    Haiku #68
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 On her painted face lip sticks of purple and green pasted eyelashes
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    Haiku #67
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Last week laughter came it had been a while sometimes curved moons are enough
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    Haiku #66
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 An image of mom beyond all reality in my looking glass
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    Haiku #65
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 A thin grey squirrel down the south bound power line outside my window
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    Haiku #64
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 She is drunk singing in a mysterious tongue slow dancing alone
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    Haiku #63
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Rains blown from the west cross this river slanting east every window leaks
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    Haiku #62
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 Fear made her shun poor people with wounded limbs a redefined prison
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    Haiku #61
    Poems by Billy Reed | Oct 12, 2016 He sleeps on a wood bench behind his grandmothers store unrecognized

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Billy Reed is a poet who lives in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee. Billy has spent his entire life living in... Keep Reading

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    A thank you to the sounds
    More lines from a thank you note... Thanks also for the sounds of children singing in laughter some where unseen. For an injured neighbor able to listen and two silent cats tentative and still. Thanks for soft sunlight and memory of rain for memory of mother alone in her yard. Thanks for a beloved brown shawl sometimes around my shoulder in deepest night. Thanks for radiant musicians. for those who dance the night away. Many thanks,
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    Thank you for the memories
    More lines from a thank you note... Thanks for the not so empty box left behind by dad and lost until today for sister's uniform neatly folded there thanks also for his worn leather harnesses and for one saddle empty since his departure for all his photographs bound in books thanks for Paul McCartney singing Hey Jude for Hyde Park's thousands of waving singers thanks for dad driving us to coldwater while we sing 'mr froggy went a courting' Many thanks
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    Thanks for breeze stirred ginkgo leaves
    Thanks again for breeze stirred ginkgo leaves adrift in silence to the sunlit sidewalk; and for a yellow lawn. for twin cousins
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    Thanks also for familiar faces
    Thanks also for familiar faces, for boys continually resembling uncle rex; who these seventy three years has remained in France;
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    Thank you to the little things
    More lines from a thank you note... And thanks for thin crusted pizza shared with a beautiful lady thanks for the quietness of this afternoon thanks that today's news makes me weep for the sound of sisters voice calling from the coast for memory of these trees before they became so tall thanks for the Andre Rieu choir and George Harrison singing my sweet lord for unrestrained anticipations for dreamless sleep Many thanks

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