Category Archives: Poetry

Moment of Perfection – Poem #30 – From the Archives

I don’t recall which day it was of the thousands I have lived when I realized that nothing lasts and what a shame it was that perfection is for just a moment before the downward slope begins. I don’t know … Continue reading

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On Hope and Change – From the Archives – 2015

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus The soldiers loved the little boy son of famed Germanicus Commander of the Roman legions camped along the River Danube. A little boy dressed in the part of soldier in his father’s army carrying his … Continue reading

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Road North

I went down to forensics yesterday they asked for a sample of DNA They had found some bones yet unidentified. I turn and turn like an apple being peeled At home I dust the plastic flowers surrounding your picture brother. … Continue reading

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Magi in America

Did the Magi follow the star across the seas to the new land, to America seeking God who will reveal himself again in a cave? God in a cave; now so difficult to find for the star is obscured by bright … Continue reading

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Contagion of the Crowd – Poem #137

“Some disorders occurred today” is what the first communique might say “but nothing serious you see”; Unwittingly. Until the explosion in their faces; the movement coming unexpected for while the professionals were proposing the amateurs were disposing. The pretext for … Continue reading

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Perfection – Poem #34

She thought Hell must be empty ‘cause all the demons were here in this dark lonely place she once thought was heaven. He was life sucking in his perfection leaving her an empty husk no longer the woman she once … Continue reading

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On Tea With An Old Bolshevik

“1919 the year was cold Oh we were hungry but we felt free of the bourgeoisie autocracy while the soldiers of the west made war upon the Worker’s country capitalists fearful their own oppressed might come to read your Shelly” … Continue reading

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