Monthly Archives: February 2017

O Happy Students

VanDamme Academy has taught her students well, So well, so thorough good, so deep and fine, They take up every Cyranoed sweet line, Divide and conquer motive, meaning, soul, Relate each witted part to lyric whole, The whole who is … Continue reading

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I Stand Here

I stand here just a poet, as you see, With nothing more than verses in my hand. The coverings of wealth don’t cover me Who wears but cloth of paper, maybe sand. My poems may live for ages, or for … Continue reading

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A Steel Spirit

A steel spirit flashes through your words As wings of anger sweep against your wrong; And though long past, your convoy of fierce birds Are ready to attack and not sing song. I recognize the rightness of your ire; I, … Continue reading

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Abortion

It has been said that the fact of birth—coming out of the womb into independent life—is an unimportant fact, a non-scientific fact. Why? Because it is an easily observable fact, one which does not require special “scientific tools” to see. … Continue reading

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Without An “I”

Oh, what little men these be Who love authority! Ask, “What do you think?” He says, “Authority.” “And what about this issue over here?” “The scientists are very clear.” “But, what do you think yourself?” “I, with authority, stand firm.” … Continue reading

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At The Ballet

I saw you dancing early in the night, Your hands and arms like sweeping swans in flight. The beauty of your body flew in air As though the meaning of your spirit was right there. You swayed across a lawn … Continue reading

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Deep Water

I love you with a love too young, Old boyish lover, I. My verses leap and play about; I frolic, yea, do I. Perhaps you deem me insincere Who laugh like stars above; Oh, yes, I know we’re older dear, … Continue reading

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