Monthly Archives: October 2016

Oh, Smiles

Oh, smiles and smiles, and smiles and smiles, Go many, many, many miles. Your lips are straight, they look like fate; Your hands, not warm, not cold. You’re breathing fast, but it won’t last; Your eyes—too bright and bold. You … Continue reading

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Around the Bend

If life ahead looks not so clear In foggy world of men so drear, Then should I stop or weep or moan Who has for sun my soul alone? My steps are sure, my path is straight, The swirling fog … Continue reading

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I sat amidst the clouds…

I sat amidst the clouds ere dawn Upon a mountain’s head. The wind was null, the clouds were close-drawn, And no path to me led. Then came a tremor through my toes, And far down, failure’s shots; The last bad … Continue reading

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Look Up and Defy

Now sitting in Pioneer Center at my table, American flags (six) fly high as they’re able, At one, and two, and three hundred feet, Two others at twenty, and one up ten more, For men who lived only to never … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

When everyone is nodding “Yes,” And your lone voice says, “No,” Keep doing your own selfish best And stronger pipe up, “No!” When everyone is clumping south And you are steering north, There’s only one good thing to do, And … Continue reading

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A Memory Of Rose

We worked together, Rose, one year, Inside our golden factory. Quality Control was my job, dear, While yours was making quality. Fast and efficient, you, like flame, Intent, with hands that flew, Each thing you touched came out the same, … Continue reading

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Crackle, Pop!

I’m singing, dancing, down the street, Hey-ho! and a-Hey! My tapping toes do echo sweet, Hey-hey! and a-Ho! Then up and up the hill I run To leap into the morning sun With Ho and Hey and Ho! Around me … Continue reading

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