first kiss

morning doves takes flight
kissing the sky with their wings
sky’s cloudy cheeks blush

678ad505453d5a3ff2fcb744f13dedc7-1product_thumbnail.php41V9d9sj5nL._SY344_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_CHARLES W. MARTIN (Reading Between the Minds) — earned his Ph.D. in Speech and Language Pathology with an emphasis in statistics. Throughout Charlie’s career, he maintained a devotion to the arts (literature/poetry, the theater, music and photography). Since his retirement in 2010, he has turned his full attention to poetry and photography. He publishes a poem and a photographic art piece each day at Read Between the Minds, Poetry, Photograph and Random Thoughts of Life. He is noted as a poet of social conscience. Charlie has been blogging since January 31, 2010. He has self-published a book of poetry entitled The Hawk Chronicles and will soon publish another book called A Bea in Your Bonnet: First Sting, featuring the renown Aunt Bea. In The Hawk Chronicles, Charlie provides a personification of his resident hawk with poems and photos taken over a two-year period. Charlie’s lastest book, When Spirits Touch, Dual Poetry, a collaboration with River Urke, is available through Amazon now.

4 thoughts on “first kiss…

  1. The slp stands for Speech and Language Pathologist…my career in a previous life. 🙂 …But, yes a couple of folks have come up with some original names for those initials…Oh also Bea In Your Bonnet has already been published.

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  2. This is a lovely haiku. You do marvelous things with photos Charles, things that always amaze. I have a question for you. Now, I am not being rude at all, but curious. One becomes familiar with those whom one sees on line, and as a result develops a familiarity. Does anyone ever call you Slip? I don’t think Charles when I see you but instead I think Slip adding a letter to your initials. Just curious. And I always enjoy your work and seeing you.

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