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Robert Stone poetry: Haiku, Nov. and Dec. 2010

Dear Reader,

Another two months have rolled by and here are the recent haiku. All of them were written as comments on comments or on status notes or on photographs or on blog posts or in responses to emails. If you are really curious as to what caused me to write one of these, send me a note and I'll let you know. - Robert H. Stone

written by Robert Stone, November and December 2010
Consider the chance.
If you turn down a good one,
fear now fear ever.

- Monday, 1 November 2010

Thinking makes it so
so think what you want to make
and make what you think.

- Monday, 1 November 2010

Not just this one day
but all days be happy ones
with births of new joys.

- Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Once more stage is set.
Once more we poor players speak.
Once more new year starts.

- Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Bliss boasts laissez-faire,
compassionate anarchy,
and no town taxes.

- Sunday, 7 November 2010

Nothing is nothing
and so leaves mind and body
searching for something.

- Sunday, 7 November 2010

Think you can you can
Face fear and find new footing
Think you can't you can't.

- Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Alas how many
times I know not what I need
until tomorrow.

- Thursday, 11 November 2010

Past will not stay dead.
Present will not stay in focus.
Future will not not come.

- Sunday, 14 November 2010

Some like their ketchup
anywhere and everywhere,
others like less-wheres.

- Sunday, 14 November 2010

One for the money
Two for the showwomanship.
Three for the apple.

- Monday, 15 November 2010

Never love you less.
Always think kindly of you
and your family.

- Monday, 15 November 2010
Are you still alive?
Not in the body I mean
but in the spirit?

- Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Not still or again
for truth hidden will surface
yet still and again.

- Thursday, 18 November 2010

Lord, make us shepherds
that others may nothing lack
and we may know love.

- Sunday, 21 November 2010

Does abstract rainbow
ever sleepless ever watch
ceaseless pilgrimage.

- Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Cat and cat-holder--
Big hands small paws but we know
who is holding whom.

- Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Know what goal posts are.
Know pigskin is aimed between.
All else mystery.

- Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Aging is empty
if love is not directing
the scenes of our life.

- Monday, 29 November 2010

Redeeming one's youth?
Is that not the undoing
of graceful old age?

- Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Hot flashes in flesh.
Passion stirs need to connect.
Put things in good place.

- Monday, 6 December 2010

The Lord makes each day
but because this is your day
today is special.

- Friday, 10 December 2010

It's your birthday?
Take your foot out of my mouth
and I'll say, Happy!

- Friday, 10 December 2010

Percy on my list
of creatures I want to meet
before bucket kick.

- Saturday, 11 December 2010

Blond is the color
not of hue but of heedless
lack of common sense.

- Monday, 13 December 2010

Today we must strive
to make happy one who strives
to make us happy.

- Monday, 20 December 2010

Unspecial special
when one is best at being
nothing but oneself.

- Monday, 20 December 2010

Even if stars were eyes
uncaring souls would ignore
their steady watching.

- Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Awaiting your words,
I wonder if face to face
could be so awesome.

- Tuesday, 21 December 2010

I only spoke once,
saying I liked a photo
et vous m'accusez.

- Thursday, 30 December 2010

What most we long for
will in the end determine
what we will become.

- Friday, 31 December 2010
The next earlier Robert Stone poetry: Past, present and future, a villanelle for Lisa Comperry, a s

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