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Desire

In dreams I undress with a youthful hunger obsessed with the mysteries of you. I will not conceal my longing with senseless fig leaves for while I am merely naked you are immortal. Her body rises when I kiss her … Continue reading

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Prinzess Irene

The German ship S/S Prinzess Irene, which carried my grandfather and uncle to America in 1906.  They never saw Italy again.   The ship was seized by the U.S. Navy during WWI, renamed Pocahontas and turned into a troop transport. … Continue reading

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Monday’s Laundry

How white the Monday laundry against a bright blue sky of summer hung from a clothesline stretching from a third floor window to the telephone pole watching grandma hang the clothes my feet pushing on the treadle while sitting at … Continue reading

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Vishnu’s Dream

In my rear view mirror a vision of Saladin entering Jerusalem while fighting Cambyses returns from Egypt with gold, ivory and slaves. A Roman legion lost in the desert the man-god Alexander spilling blood from Thebes to India an image … Continue reading

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1929

I saw “Wings” with my father when I was young; Best Picture of ‘29 like him, splendidly silent in a world of black and white He was 12 in ‘29; afflicted was he with Caesar’s falling sickness which would take … Continue reading

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Dreams of Samarkand

Having passed three score ten the end of days is fast approaching Where have all the sunsets gone while I was living day to day? Contemplate the living billions few of whom have made a mark I guess I will be one … Continue reading

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Dancing in Brazil

I am satisfied with my daily bread a pinch of salt a cup o’joe a little touch of you at night. A sweet dream while resting on sleep’s shoulder drifting on sleep’s shore a short doze, a light sleep awakened … Continue reading

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