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Let Me Rest

Ugliness in Lover-Dover? Nay! Oh, my dear, what things you say! Must be a plot, may be a scheme; If it is not, must be I dream! I know you, dear; you want to hear— You’re beautiful beyond compare! And … Continue reading

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Sunny Avenue

Oh, I went down to meet you on the sunny avenue, The buildings pulled ne taller just looking for you. I was so very happy that we were gonna meet, I don’t know how I did it—staying on my feet. … Continue reading

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Selfishness Triumphs

Oh, my son, my son, my son, I am so proud of what we’ve done! Four years it was to get you through And I, mom, you, we did it! Yes! The music college of your choice— A violin—-and not … Continue reading

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For Kristi Noem I write this praising poem For Governor Kristi Noem, Who steers her freedom state Past Fear, low Evil’s mate. Past hate that’s communistic She guideth strong and true. This Governor Kristi Noem Knows fully what to do. … Continue reading

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Love Of Beauty

Softly, slowly, Deep and holy, Love of beauty Glides along. Always flowing, Truly going, Peaceful loving All life long. See it, hear it, Feel it, know it; Hold and mold it All day long. Into midnight Sing its power— Ocean, … Continue reading

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I Fell

I fell, I fell, I fell for you Down into the beauty of your eyes. I was free up on a mountaintop, I was strolling right along. Light as a bird at a fountain-stop A-singin’ an easy song. An’ then … Continue reading

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A Song For Ella

Like a song in springtime When a lover gets his start, He might not have the words yet, But the tune is in his heart. He might not have the climax Of his little symphony, But the end is just … Continue reading

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In The Bright

In the bright bright light of day When the good men go to work, All the town is feeling gay, Happy as the month of May, Lovely as a holiday, When the good men go to work! Hey! In the … Continue reading

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Grown Desire

Pure is the low note, stronger than love; Nothing is so low, Hell is above. Deepest acceptance, holiest bliss, Selfishness selfish—nothing like this! Low, it is lowly—down in your gut! Wholly and holy—you are the what. What-for and wherefore and … Continue reading

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Rockabye Alpheus

Rockabye Alpheus, Angel of song. Rockabye Alpheus, Don’t you cry long. Our little Alpheus, You are so sweet, Our little Alpheus Can’t be beat. Opening eyes now, Seeing your mom, All of the world is your new home. Happy to … Continue reading

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Vicky

For the beauty of your face Men might search them every place, But not find. On your lips and in your eyes Is that gift of sweet surprise Of your mind. We proud men must bow before Your fair truth … Continue reading

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Poems For Baby Alpheus

Lips are closed, a little move, A little turn of head. What does such soft motion prove? What word unheard was said? We may wonder, but not know. Beauty’s baby steals the show. ……………….. Fingers flexing, waving air. A loving … Continue reading

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Oh!

Rain comes for falling, Wind comes to blow. Storm comes a-calling, “Laugh, and then go!” I’m on a mission, Kisses to sow; Real, and not fiction— Reign, reign, Oh!

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In Irons

You, love, I watched you, You, under trees; Leaves all about you, Buzzings of bees. Then you went upward, Straight up a hill; I was enchanted, Claimed by your will. You, dear, I watched you, You, under sky; Looked all … Continue reading

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The King

I had grabbed your arm for a second, Grabbed it, squeezed it tight. Mine you were, you knew it. I was the king of night. Then you looked and smiled, Twinkles bright in eyes— I was just a peon Worshipping … Continue reading

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Pure Heaven

Oh, l will hold pure heaven on my chest When you have spoke my poetry to me. When you have uttered utterings of mine, And on your mouth l see life’s wonder-sign— The ever-quiver tremble of lit love, That vibrates … Continue reading

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Ripped Pillows

Oh, the memorable potion of your poised lips press , When our mouths made music out of perfect happiness; And that evening of quiet—a strong diet of fire— With its spirit-soft flanes winging higher and higher, As we felt us … Continue reading

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The Race Of One

I love the race of one; I race myself till my race is done— Standing alone, number one! The race of me Is mine alone; One race of thought, And will and act, Till I become My highest fact. True … Continue reading

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The Silent Height

In the glow of the sun, In the sun’s great glow, You were there, hair as fire. I saw, saw you walking, A golden glory pure as flame. Through the green, green of leafings, Through the trees, on you stepped, … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

O, sing the self And ring the self, And sing yourself in you. We’re celebrating self today, For selves are coming through! One’s dancing—-there! One’s writing—-there! One’s saying something new! We’re celebrating Self today, Cause Self is what we do! … Continue reading

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A Giant Laugh

Strong sun a-burst with all his might Out of MOUNtainous cloud; The spires of man he re-ignites With streaming hold so proud. Each city on the eastern coast Blazes!—-a fiery fount! While busy people glance, and boast, “Our works are … Continue reading

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Going

I sit amidst fair trees, Bare rocks, wee green things growing. The little stream in midst of these So quietly is flowing. A tiny, puffy cloud goes by, Its silent motion cheering— At home up in the silent sky, As … Continue reading

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Desire

Upon the hills of my love’s breast the lamplight falls; On up the hills of my love’s cheeks it ‘gins to rise. From bridge of nose to forehead slowly goes, While in between I see the sparks of dang’rous eyes. … Continue reading

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With All Our Might (dedicated to Elon Musk)

On rocketship I glide away From all this mindless, helpless gray To youthful dream of yesterday That shines so very bright. The will to leap now springs so true That “Blast off” is my thing to do, And I am … Continue reading

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In Outer Space

I found your face in outer space, Beyond the farthest stars. My ship was light, l traveled right, Sped past the moon and Mars. Venus was nice, but much too coy; I wanted someone real. I shot away from her … Continue reading

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