Monthly Archives: December 2014

Received

A rose so red I gave thee To wear within thy hair, Then kisses sweet to save me, To save me from despair. For if I had not kissed thee And shown my love so true, The rose would have … Continue reading

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The Highest Type

The law-abiding citizen Was proud as he could be, Obeying even stupid laws Which left him less than free. “A nuisance”—so he thought them, Yet followed them, secure In being model citizen That all right men adore. A red light … Continue reading

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The Real Man In Blue

The old tobacco store had gone out of business just a year ago, the victim of heavy taxes. A man in blue stood back in the darkness of its doorway, looking out. He’d been there for a couple of hours, … Continue reading

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Voyaging

I rise up with the day singing, singing; I rise up with May on my lips in December, And though the snow hears not my song And the ice, it freezes harder, Though the wild winds rage and clouds grow … Continue reading

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Rain Day

The sky’s been gray all day And it has rained all day, And all the dust is put away ‘Neath drops that prance while they do slay, And all the wet on every street Has no regret for happy feet, … Continue reading

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When You Fight

When you fight through the night ‘Cause you know you are right, There is dawn, there is day, there is light! When you act for the true In the deep best of you, There is sun, there is shine, there … Continue reading

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Real Dreams

Alone, alone, a-sailing, A-sailing on the sea; The wind is high, The sun goes by, A-leaving dark to me. Then long, and long, a-sailing, With starlight faint and far; My sweet, I’ll soon be hailing The island where you are. … Continue reading

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