Monthly Archives: May 2014

Destination: All

I am just six feet tall, Next to mountains, small, Yet over them I leap While under me they sleep. No ocean can prevail Against my little sail. The earth I open wide For treasure I have spied, And Mars … Continue reading

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View From The Top

That thing within that makes you strong, The will to judge what’s right, what’s wrong, Fighting foes you live among, And singing still your life’s own song Apart from lost and mindless throng, To which you never will belong, Because … Continue reading

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The Gray Lady

Across the street, at the foot of a soaring tower of granite, steel and glass, there is a long, narrow, sharply-cut stone flower-box. It is filled with a multi-colored variety of pansies this time of the year. In the daytime, … Continue reading

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Welcome

She was about seventeen or eighteen years old, with a slightly rounded triangular face, deep-set eyes under a wide brow and a fierce jut of a nose. Her lips, not too thin nor too wide, lay over a small firm … Continue reading

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The Ninety-Seventh Floor

The burglar opened up the door On the ninety-seventh floor, Closed it, heard a strange hard click, And knew that he was free no more. The walls began to move on in, A window seemed to beckon him. With little … Continue reading

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Spotless

When Sheila her apartment leaves The elevator opens wide, Spotless in its shining pride. The rooftop her orange hair receives, With rising sun and copter bright, Ready for its morning flight. Then Sheila to her job does fly— Another tower … Continue reading

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Night Watch (a vignette)

It was midnight in the financial district. A few soft lights were scattered about. The sidewalks and the narrow streets shone wet, yet somehow in harmony with the man as he walked, and paused, and walked along. He wore a … Continue reading

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