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PERIWINKLE MEETS INDIGO and THEY HAVE CHILDREN .. .

Periwinkle meets Indigo and they have children .. . . . There is a gap in the cloud today     where the ink has run and stained the sky the most perfect blue where rain falls through     … Continue reading

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TAKING BACK HARLEM .. .

. .. taking back Harlem .. . . I stood on the girder-bridge where cold grey water passes wiped my tear-stained face tried to clear the mote stuck ote’ my eye I have never been to Harlem The Clyde she … Continue reading

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AS LONG AS YOU SLEEP .. .

As long as you sleep .. . As long as you sleep   I will watch over you   to warn you of the crashing waves   the march of time   relentless in its disdain of life Your caustic … Continue reading

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. .. PICTURE POSTCARD ALBUM .. .

. .. picture postcard album .. . . .. some are yellowed, some are straighta few hardly come into viewthey are lost somewhere in Jonah’s etherat the bottom of the whalein the slime that’s part digestedpicture postcards leave a trail … Continue reading

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A SOCIAL DRAMA .. .

A SOCIAL DRAMA .. . the czars paid full price .. .  . .. Catapults and carnage the winter solstice it is doneMichaelangelo performingat the Duomo the dying swan Auntie Edie hangs her washingon her taught, rope-twine linehides her knickers … Continue reading

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YOUR BOUGHS OF PLENTY .. .

Your boughs of plenty .. . Your boughs of plenty   laden down your arms of joy   greedy green of goblin’s gold your eyes hidden     blinkered, sightless         neath your eye-line shadow     … Continue reading

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ALL I SEE IS HATRED .. .

All I see is hatred .. . . .. (echoes of Masters of War) … I look at your stony face and all I see is your hatred the hatred you have unleashed upon this sad, worried world not curbed … Continue reading

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I SPOKE PEACE TO THE RAVEN .. .

I spoke peace to the raven .. . . Peace, I spoke peace to the raven a bird who takes his fill at any quarter I spoke love to the robin, red breasted and fun, a love that lingers longer … Continue reading

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BRAY .. .

Bray .. . Born of a philosophy of stone carved in latin linguistics fashioned from Tuscan clay by the hands of a Michelangelo I bury my head in my hands the long fingers of Zeus pointing at my brow, discerning … Continue reading

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THERE ARE FAR TOO MANY RULES .. .

There are far too many rules .. . .;/ +=+ We want you to be free   to begin writing poetry take walks in the park   in this brave new world which gets smaller every day   yet that … Continue reading

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