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Adventurer Alpheus

Oh, dear Alpheus is active, He’s rolling all around! He’s on his back, now stomach—-Lo! This baby boy knows how to go! He swings his legs, His arms swing, too! Sweet Alpheus knows what to do! And now he kicks … Continue reading

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For a fountain painting.

I saw her at the fountain, She knew not I was there Behind a pillar watching. My love had froze me there. It took another minute Until I melted free— Out I walked, looking, And she smiled back at me.

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Stand Alone

Do not atone For your “stand alone,” It’s virtue, not a vice. Climb, and rise, And stand alone— And never sacrifice.

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I Soar

I stand at the corner of Fifth Avenue. The Empire Building is soul of my view. (I raise and raise my eyes, I raise and raise my eyes) Thirty feet sixty feet, upward I see, Windows a-flashing flashing at me. … Continue reading

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Utterly

I am the flower rising to your lips; You are the sun that roars to mine. I the butterfly at your fingertips; You the hand of delicate design. Burn me to my roots, O Mighty Sun; I will catch the … Continue reading

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Just Like We Should

I come to see you in the morning, dear— Fried eggs and toast– two pieces, kaya kind. Then, quick! Two breads to Bingo—disappear! And coffee for my tongue and for my mind. But first! Yes, this! A loving, tender kiss. … Continue reading

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On Top

A hill of green, Blue sky above; Sitting on top— There’s my love! Orange leaves fall; Ground is gold. A-top her throne— My love so bold. Wind whips hair, It’s caught a leaf! Fall so fair There is no grief. … Continue reading

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Malay Man

Maid of Malay, sixty-six, I have payday from your lips. Cheeks Malaysian, Cheras true, Maid Sekuci, I have you. Tesco market is the place Where I find your happy face. Maid of Malay, sellers say, Is the bargain of the … Continue reading

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Oh Mama

“Oh, mama started me off right, Sent me to school, where there was light. The shining books I learned to read, Their flaming poems became my need. Oh mama, mama, you did well, Gave me a pathway out of Hell, … Continue reading

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If You Can

If you can keep your eyes wide open When all about you are closing theirs, If you can look beyond the hopeless And give back Fate unflinching stares, If you can face resenting evil And judge it rotten to the … Continue reading

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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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