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Richard Lawson

Richard Lawson

Born: 1960 in Gainesville Georgia, USA
Resides: Brunswick, Georgia, USA
E-mail: rlawsonsongs1 (at) gmail (dot) com

Richard Lawson, born and raised in the north Georgia mountains, is a retired music teacher, 61 years old. He lives with his wife, Charlotte, in Brunswick, Ga. They have a daughter, a son, and a grandson.
His work has been published in Fine Lines, New Verse News, Poetry Pea, cc&d magazine, New England Monthly Journal, the Poetry Nation Contest, Spillwords.com, Everywriter Christmas Haiku, Time Of Singing/Blue Collar Artist, Creatrix Journal, Academy Of The Heart And Mind online journal, All Poetry online, The Haiku Foundation online and Haiku Universe online.
He has completed three books of poetry: River Songs, Katie In The Moonlight and Collected Dreams.

Selected Work
 
alone, preparing
for the long walk to nowhere.
no where. no where. rest.
 
alone at death’s door
delaying the decaying ...
ashes ‘neath the trees
 
 
 
lost in mist and maze
ghost of Tsali in the corn
river water runs
 
this day weighs heavy
a stone yoke around my neck
winter just begun
 
 
 
near the tree top
dangling globe twinkles
cat olympics
 
 
 

Credits:

"alone" - Poetry Pea, Autumn 2021; "lost in mist" - Ghost of Tsali comes", Spillword Press, 2021; this day weighs heavy - Creatrix-55 poetry, Dec. 2021; "near the tree top" - Haikuniverse, Dec. 23, 2021.

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