Monthly Archives: December 2013

Here

“Say, where is the future?” A young man cried. “Right around the corner”— But had I lied? He sped to the corner, Turned, and sped on. A girl came round it, Bright as the dawn. Far off he’s still calling, … Continue reading

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All Of My Lovers

All of my lovers, nameless and named, Pure inspiration you have inflamed. Not under covers did all of you go; Many—nay, most of you—not in the know. Some passed me by, not even to see I saw your confident dressing-to-be. … Continue reading

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Bold Dollars

Comes the wind claw-like out of the dark, Clawing her coat, its “Mine-it-is” mark; Tears at her face—it’s thirty below, Only she walking, on ice and snow. Only her moving in this north land; Only her steps and bold swinging … Continue reading

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Ten!

Girl counts slowly—she’s only two; Each number slowly, till she is through. Lips come together; softly they part; Ten was the mission, now to re-start! “One,” and “two,” then “three”—a smile. I listen, patient, glad with her style. “Four” comes … Continue reading

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So Much

The sun was beginning to ease up the sky When a girl on my pond flashed in my eye. Sheathed toe to head in an apple-ripe red Hair from her cap flew back as she sped. Over the white ice … Continue reading

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Altruism’s Last Spin

Altruism camme rapping, a-rapping at my door, Shouting “It’s your duty to give unto the poor!” Opening, I glared at him, then spun him all about, Kicked him in the backside, thought it was his snout! Altruism went running, still … Continue reading

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Show Me

Minds of my strong men, reasoning true, Where are your strong hands, what do they do? Where is your straight speech, logical, right? Where is your dream-fire, souls to ignite? Where is that proud stance, face of the dawn? When … Continue reading

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