Tag Archives: Death

The Color of the Rose

04/19/16 Past heaven’s gate, I should like to know How came the crimson color Of the rose? “Warning,” we alarm in red, And so the widow on her sordid web – Or is it an invitation? Love is sticky Business, … Continue reading

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High Cliff Camp at Winter’s End

03/17/2014 I pitched a tent atop the Niagra Escarpment, over Lake Winnebago in March, two days before St. Patrick’s feast; two nights stayed, alone in those woods where the effigies lay, for a thousand years with the dead. The floor … Continue reading

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Mid-March

03-13-2014 She had to come, for one last icy touch upon my skin – – to cut a quiet chill through my awakening flesh – and turn, slowly away deliberately growing smaller to my senses more behemoth to my soul … Continue reading

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Autumnal Sense

09-19-13 Would Summer’s warm embrace Not dwindle, giving way to darker Cooler eves; and Autumn, In her graceful, melancholy manner Step sheepish forward in her brilliant Untamed gown, ablaze with so many shades Of unnatural Earth; How might we welcome … Continue reading

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Wet Leaves

11-18-13 Leaves have fallen, scattered Compressed under the cold weight Of November rains. This frigid House feels vacant, save the mildly acrid Plume of smoke rising timidly, Unfurling haplessly from My solitary cigarette. The wine – It’s a Shiraz from … Continue reading

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Elegiac, Post-Encounter

10-16-13 I knew her, once, An alabaster form with liquid skin Supple to the touch, and warm; And lips retaining pensive breath That but for the heat within her lungs Could not be sensed In that tender proximity to her … Continue reading

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iCommemorate: Requiecat in Pace

Steve Jobs changed the world by challenging the status quo, believing in his vision, and living every day as though it were his last opportunity to leave his mark on the world. And in doing so, as with so many … Continue reading

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