Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ayn Rand’s Birthday

Oh, what was in this birth day, who could tell? Who knew what force of life had burst, to swell In total selfishness—one sovereign soul Who chose the real in all, the honest, true, And with completest loyalty followed through, … Continue reading

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You Said (A tribute to Ayn Rand)

They said, “We’re sure of nothing;” And you said, “I know everything I know.” They said, “The mind is feeble, A thing we cannot trust;” And you said, “I trust mine completely, And I can prove and show.” They said, … Continue reading

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Oh You

Oh you, not here; my yearning grows for you. I see you, bare, and I would be with you, Would take you, dear, with hands that burn to take, My arms as flames grown hotter for your sake. I stamp … Continue reading

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Justice Is Ready (with a nod to Longfellow)

Those who preach “service” mean only “serve us” And “teachers” like them should make us nervous. Nay, soul-lechers like those must hear damnation From everyone good in a still-free nation. Then speak out, declare it, shout it out loud—- “I’m … Continue reading

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Footprints

Footprints of men on earth Are trails of worth. Footprints of mine Are half divine. Footprints rate. They are great. Footprints of enviros Go round and round the earth, Circling ever deeper. Circling under. Gone. Natural selection. __________________________ The earth … Continue reading

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There is a highest place….

There is a highest place upon the earth; It lies along your body, hands and feet. When e’er I look I see you working there, Questful, measuring, calm and sweet. Glad wise theories sweep within your eyes; Sprung from half … Continue reading

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Undying Effort

Shafts of silver light through close clouds piercing Strike the heroic statues where they stand. Clouds en-thicken, brown, then blacken quickly; Flash their saving swords in lightning hands!

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