Monthly Archives: November 2014

Morning

A couple of blocks away the low, steady, metallic roar of a train of empty boxcars hurls into the dawn. The prelude sun is late; the symphony begun. Now winds rouse; a storm comes from the west. Small drops of … Continue reading

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Gladness and Glory

Was time for the Fabulous Feast, it was, When all of the hunters and farmers about Brought in their turkeys, chickens and doves, And the elk and the deer were cooking up fine. There were beans and berries and beer … Continue reading

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Thinking of Robert LeChevalier

Who fights on to the very end And does not pause, complain or bend, But all his spirit sings a cheer That he’s alive and he is here, Wins every laurel, every prize, While fated time-of-dying dies. His quality of … Continue reading

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On The Death of Robert LeChevalier

For Robert LeChevalier, His life was always his way, Good science was his highway, Accomplishment his aim. With love-of-truth kept young so His steps of joy, they sprung so All beauty rang and sung, oh, So loud with Robb’s dear … Continue reading

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Don’t Compromise (fight song)

Don’t compromise with evil, Don’t compromise with goons; Just make them strong believers In their doom, doom, doom! March up and on for freedom, March up and on for work, And don’t be giving anything To any commie jerk! Let … Continue reading

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Hrothgar

Of Hrothgar the mighty this tale I tell, And the town of the damned that he sent back to Hell. He had hunted all year, roaming far, roaming wide, with naught but his spear, and his knife at his side. … Continue reading

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My Life, My Will (Inspired by Brittany Maynard)

I’m terminally ill, Yet while I live By my free will My life I’ll take Before my voice Hears not my choice And on I live A bound mistake. To vegetate Won’t be my state,— A mindless thing Without an … Continue reading

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