Monthly Archives: June 2013

Roses True

Roses pink and yellow, blue, Waft through every age to you, Petaled words a-flying fair Round your spirit youthful there. Though your body ‘gins to feel Thieving Time come in to steal, Roses pink and yellow, red, Weave their garland … Continue reading

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Living Free!

For Annika may this life be made To grant her more of light than shade, And should such shade as comes her way Faint upside-down, fade into play As, dazzled by her lovely cheer, It changes to a mirror clear, … Continue reading

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Secret Songs

O Helen, singing songs no other sings Of secret love that loves its selfish wings, You fly around, above, and under me With body-beating soulful thunderings; You wholly grasp and capture with amaze My awe-touched mind, to whirl me in … Continue reading

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O Helen

O beauty made intense with piercing eyes And frowning brow; O face made great and wise By lips in line of compressed anger true Expressing that fine inmost state of you; O character in clenching cheeks made taut With soul … Continue reading

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All Is Well!

Soft, so soft, falls down the rain, Falling softly, falling; falling gray Over gray mountains, falling; gray Over gray over gray—all falls down. Gray cars spin and splash and dash, Spitting lines of foamy white; Fresh and cooly sweet the … Continue reading

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O Heroes

Sovereign, sure, and proud to own a gun, She blasts the Red officials with hard words That rise within her spirit in a surge Volcanic, fiercely true, supremely right. She stands up for America, her home; She stands with shoulders … Continue reading

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Young Self

The ugly beast called Selflessness inside young Self did weave And whispered slyly in his brain, “In giving all believe.” Young Self recoiled and struggled so, to get that creature out, But all the needy wailed their woe, and self … Continue reading

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