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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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Tables For Twos

They met at a cafe in Kuala Lumpur. They sat at a table for two. Four tables away two old gossips sat. They looked in amaze and gawked. Said one, “Oh, my, it’s Belinda San. She’s sitting with a poet, … Continue reading

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Clarinda’s Mooncake

With little notes hid deep inside The mooncake talks the rebel’s pride. There ‘re secret notes of secret word; In secrecy they’re read and heard. These mooncake rebels, they don’t eat The whole mooncake—leave incomplete! For they must know the … Continue reading

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Moving

You, at break of day; You, rising. Through the dim-lit rooms you go. You, moving. Sun and earth and wind together, You are my glad-changing weather. You, climate-face of love— Sometimes happy—rain of joy; Sometimes sad—way too hot! Stormy, calm, … Continue reading

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Flutter Back

To you I write a little poem, That you give it a little home Within your heart. To you I sing a loving song, That it will loveydove belong Within your heart. At last I send a bell-like kiss That … Continue reading

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The Great Full Moon Over Charlotte

The great moon comes to judge without pity; Enraptured is by such a beautiful city. And men raise up their eyes unto the moon and deem it fair, Of all its joyous trembling unaware.

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Quiet

Quiet moon and quiet light, And quiet porch and quiet shade, Make the middle of the night The best of quiet ever made.

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One Deed Sublime

When I go “Ha” and you go, “Hee” In our love’s laughter, Sweet, I know our dreams are set to be One life that is complete. One life, one dream, one deed sublime, Beginning first with this: Our lips that … Continue reading

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On The House

To be a most handsome bee like me Your stinging must be great. When Clarinda Nancy Lee is free, Sting, and do not hesitate. And if she slaps you off her rear, Be dauntless, and don’t shed a tear. Just … Continue reading

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Be-Roken

Clarinda Nancy Lee Came up and said to me, “My honey, will you be, Be my honeybee?” I stung her on the lips, I stung her on the cheek. I stung her on her be-hind— She slapped me very quick! … Continue reading

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Oh, Clarinda Nancy Lee

Oh, Clarinda Nancy Lee She means so much to me, She’s sharp as sharp can be. She has wisdom of a kind; Oh look, there you’ll find Such a lovesy dovesy mind! Oh, and work she does so fast You … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Birthday

Your birthday, o’er all life-loved days That we do praise most high, Though lesser than those greater days When you stood straight man’s “I”, With cheering thoughts we celebrate, With calm, proud words we sing, The starting you who could … Continue reading

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One

Dear, you are more to me than anything on earth; Yes, dear, yea, the meaning and the light of all worth, All happiness, And even more than this, More than words are, For they’re too weak to know or understand … Continue reading

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Glad The Verses

Glad the verses came to me, My children, sweet and light! Claimed my book of poetry, Sang into it right. One page more lay empty then, When winged eyelashes flew, And I gazed up to see again My inspiration—-you.

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If

If every day I sent a poem to your heart, its lovely home, There to stay and never roam, And if my lips were wet with dew Just because of loving you, I think I might seal closed mine eyes … Continue reading

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With The Great…

With the great morning Comes the great you, Sunshine of my day. There is mo song more sweet, No flower more sure, No one thing that is more Than the you I adore— The one true sun I stand before … Continue reading

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Speedy Luffy Duff

Soup, eggs, coffee, Running all around; Here and there goes Luffy, Doesn’t make a sound! She is speedy, she is fast, Does everything just right. Try to see her If you can— You must have fast sight! Her hands are … Continue reading

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Victory (Aug. 12, 2017)

Oh, down the downy cliff I go, Falling free for my love true, And there she’s shouting, “You’re too slow! I would fall more fast for you!” Small tree slides by, large rocks fly by, Down and down I faster … Continue reading

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A-New!

When I was ten and you were three I bounced and bounced you on my knee. At eighty I will kiss you much Because my knee has lost its touch. Oh, what is fiction, what is fact? It matters not, … Continue reading

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