Tag Archives: Life

On the Women’s March

“What mother would not die for the sake of her child?” Continue reading

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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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In the Room

11/21/15 Two cellos’ cries, in unison, like anguished souls hov’ring bound within their haunt, tarry and lilt in this harrowed air. The lamp is dim and idle, casts its yellow hue upon an old photograph on the end table whose … Continue reading

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Old Tjikko

09/27/2014 Old as mankind in Eden As solitary, too, she towers humbly Over the slope of Fulufjället. Only she knows how many times She’s fallen to ice or wind or fire; We only see her present crook Some centuries in … Continue reading

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Strings

04-20-2014 I say “Christ!” and I do mean it! That all that’s lovely to splitting nerves, throbs them to a groaning pain in the heights and apexes of their delight; So, beauty follows the form of Love – so rich … Continue reading

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Call It ‘Grace’

04-13-2014 Here an unplucked bud, friskily curved, whispers breathing in my attentive ear to drink from the Euphrates, or the Amazon. But drink fast, first a sea of rose, or gin, To task with unbinding that prick within, Of prying … Continue reading

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On a Waning Gibbous

03/21/2014 Oh, how this pretty moon can pull at a man’s heart, o’er here in Wisconsin; as much as ebb the North Sea away from the sandy shores of Holland, and draw her back again, to a drowning! That selfsame … Continue reading

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