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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: August 28, 2018      Views: 93

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DALLAS01 

My book "Shaking the Family Tree", by Dallas H is now available on Amazon, Books A Million, Barnes & Noble and Writtendreams.com
It is a double genre Poetry/memoir offering that looks at the genetic predisposition of alcoholism and addiction.

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Fall plays me like a yo yo.
"My love/hate relationship (haibun)" by DALLAS01

My love/hate relationship

That warm familiar slant of Fall is settling in. I feel it roosting deep inside my solar-plexus as it tweaks and tugs at my dormant melancholy. God's perfect dichotomy lurking just around the corner. The clash of magnificent beauty pitted against a menacing cloud of migratory depression.. Why? What's the purpose? How is it that while bathing in its ardent splendor, I sink into the depths of vulnerability. No pause in between; simultaneously.

It's a symbiotic relationship that makes no sense to me. One minute I'm tap-dancing for joy in Fall's frothing radiance, the next, I'm bending into the pallor of obscurity. Like curling leaves, my nerves will turn inside out. All that I am, or am not, will be mutually exposed for all the world to see. Maybe I'm bipolar? Must remember to ask the doctor. There are meds for that.

 
Autumn's offering
playing on the doorstep
of my sanity

But not to worry. It's only August. Summer will linger a while. After all, it's just another one of those impassive seasons where I don't feel alive. Still have plenty of time to fine-tune my nature in preparation for my favorite time of the year.
 
smooth sailing
without a few waves
leads to dead sea

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