Monthly Archives: June 2014

Waterfall

Splashing down from leaf to leaf— Those green wide leaves in waterfall— The sun makes smiles for heat’s relief Upon the tree so very tall. Then comes a ruffling wind to sway The waterfall in rippling play, And hours long … Continue reading

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Coming To Be

A fetus cannot see—nowhere to go; It cannot grip a nip’ with mouth or hand; Nor can it breathe the air, or fast or slow; It has no thing at all in its command. Some sounds may enter ears, but … Continue reading

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We’ll Sing

Now sing the rational moral man of thought, Whose actions do incorp’rate what he ought. Now sing the height of he who’s on the rise And with his gleaming rockets clasps the skies! Sing she who wrote the standard of … Continue reading

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Hegel said…

Hegel said that what is isn’t, And what isn’t isn’t, isn’t, too; That when you put your clothes on they’re not there, And you’re not there to run around there bare. But Hegel, he wore clothes; he put them on. … Continue reading

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Nicholas Provenzo’ Baby Boy

Aren’t these the eyes that build a thousand ships And sail on joyously to worlds ne? And this the brow that has in rapture’s hands The archways of the future where he stands? O yes, sweet child, so bold your … Continue reading

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The Aim

Three hundred and thirty-three thousand times the mass of earth, Seven hundred and forty-three times the mass of all else In the system of planets and dust that circle it round, The sun, the great golden orb of heat and … Continue reading

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The Temple

The mind stood here, The god—nowhere. The mind advanced, The god felt fear. The mind kept moving And knowledge won; The god knew nothing, As he’d begun. The mind discovered, Invented things; The god withdrew him In babble-ings. The mind, … Continue reading

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