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Come Home ~

It is autumn; not without But within me is the cold. Youth and spring are all about; It is I that have grown old. Birds are darting through the air, Singing, building without rest; Life is stirring everywhere, Save within my lonely breast. There is silence: the dead leaves Fall and rustle and are still; […]

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And when the eve is born,
In the blue lake the sky, o’er-reaching far,
Is hollowed out and the moon dips her horn,
And twinkles many a star Sweet April ~

When the warm sun, that brings Seed-time and harvest, has returned again, ‘T is sweet to visit the still wood, where springs The first flower of the plain. I love the season well, When forest glades are teeming with bright forms, Nor dark and many-folded clouds foretell The coming-on of storms. From the earth’s loosened […]

Dazzled ~

The day is ending,The night is descending;The marsh is frozen,The river dead. Through clouds like ashesThe red sun flashesOn village windowsThat glimmer red. The snow recommences;The buried fencesMark no longerThe road o’er the plain; While through the meadows,Like fearful shadows,Slowly passesA funeral train. The bell is pealing,And every feelingWithin me respondsTo the dismal knell; Shadows […]

WHY ~ Good looking

“WHY?” a poem, for: Wednesday, the 4th of September, 2019! We ALL just wanna-be-attractive! That’s just All there is to-it! It’s the only reason we smile (Isn’t IT?) and-why-we-dress in nice clothes, And – clean – “the so-ot,”* From our hair! And wash our underwear! And – GO OUT IN SEARCH OF LOVE & WILD […]

WOOed YOU CONSIDER ONE (POLITICAL) PARTY?” a poem, Oct. 11, 2019 (F)

“WOOed YOU CONSIDER ONE (POLITICAL) PARTY?” a poem, Oct. 11, 2019 (F) “Father, forgive me, for I’m steeped in (political) sin; PLEASE sanctify me, so you can come in, Into my heart, so it can be clear,will be pure, So that I might FEEL you; please touch my [sad] ear, And whisper here to me […]

“(K)NO(W)AY.” a poem for: 11 Oct 2019 (Friday)

“(K)NO(W)AY.” a poem for: 11 Oct 2019 (Friday) Two “friends” met, most every day, One friend walked “the dog;” we’ll call him “Friend K;” “Friend F” owned The Dog and cooked a pretty good meal, And Friend K liked to eat; it was a pretty good deal. F has a house and a love of […]

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