Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fair Lovey

Fair Lovey was miraculous, When she did speak to me, As I was walking, fabulous, Beneathe some fabled tree. She said, “Oh cut, oh cut cut cut, Cut down this age-old tree.” To which I answered, “But, but, but, It’s … Continue reading

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Giants

You giants of ability That build the highest walls, You work with swift agility That nothing ever stalls. I see your faces shining, I hear your lusty cries; I feel within me rising A soul that’s giant size. With clouds … Continue reading

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The Servant?

It has been said that the government should be the servant of the people and not the other way around. But this, too, is wrong. The government, meaning each elected and/or appointed official thereof, should be solely concerned with upholding … Continue reading

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Too Weak To Wait

Some wait all month for Val’s warm day, But I, I’m not so strong as they; I cannot wait one hour more To lay my verses at your door. A knock—one, two—and then I fly! May daring pages catch your … Continue reading

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I Do Not Serve

The dictatorship of Nephador had declared war on the free country of Maxus. The President of Maxus had sent out a call to all able-bodied men to join the military in order to fight and defeat the threat to its … Continue reading

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The Ride

The Friendly Taxi Service was such a friend She rode a ride that did not end. Around the park, “Pretty geese there, see!” A stop for cookies—“You’ll love these!” Then past a well-known statue or two— “I think they made … Continue reading

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Your Serve

Come, my good man, I will you tell The everlasting way to Hell: Serve the people, serve the state, Serve it early, serve it late; Serve your brothers, one and all, Serve them as you bend and crawl; Serve them … Continue reading

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Equality Is Nothing

Equal in learning, equal in wealth, Equal in height and weight and health; Equal in all things, unequal none, Equal in length of the life to be run. Equal in drama, comedy, too; Equal pursuing of all you pursue; Equal … Continue reading

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Equality? Not For Me!

I do not like equality And I desire it not, And when in August you’re sweaty I’ll let you keep your hot. You can have more, I won’t complain, Self-satisfied with my cool rain. In winter you have most of … Continue reading

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Sliding

The stream does slide the mountainside, The starlight slides the sky; The earth doth slide the sun around And slide the winds on by. Young children slide, and sway and swing, And all the world is gay; But let our … Continue reading

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Cuts

We see that men are very fools who laud dictator’s might, Yet wonder why they cry and die in that dictator’s bite. They think his sharply razored teeth are meant for other men, But come to find he does not … Continue reading

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Night Write

Now a one, Then a two, And it’s off with my shoe; Then a three And a four, And a fling to the floor! I will get Me to bed Ere the sun does arise, With a pil- And a … Continue reading

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Echo Answers

Narcissus in love with Echo fell, But more loved him too over-well. When time for fighting came to pass, He primped himself within his glass. Narcissus then told Echo sweet, “My beauteous name you must repeat, For it is so … Continue reading

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The Light Side

A little bit of little mighty birthday, A mighty bit of mighty little fun; A bigger bit of little bigger birthday, A mighty bit of mightier till done! A step, a tap, a tap, a step, A tippy-tappy snappy step, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ayn Rand

Ayn, Ayn Rand, Most perfect moral being made on earth, Made by selfish self—your honest mind, Delivering exiled man’s sacred worth, His guardian teacher, his pilot, too, Who sends him on his glorious way To be the bannisher of false … Continue reading

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