Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Kitchen Protégé

You were the best Right from the start You helped to nurture me With your generous heart. So much to share I asked of you Your smile—Your reply, It’s only stew. Full of doubt I plowed on And alas there

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Success

Only human beings can fail, Profit from their mistakes, And then succeed.   Only the Lord always succeeds, Never profits from mistakes, Because He never fails.   It is easy to see Why a human being Would cast his lot

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Cat’s Eye

You know how it is, Your mind skips about, You think of cats and dogs, eyes and ears, And then you put them together. No purpose, At least in the beginning Try it. Fighting like cats and dogs, Eyes and

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The Jury Deliberates

100 plus sat formidably with obvious trepidation Barely looking at the defendant, stillness only Questions I answered forthright with queasiness Somehow surprised not that I would be of the twelve Murder, murder in the first, those words clanging As if

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Nirvana, We Are Waiting

You, the elusive maiden, just out of reach Coming in bursts, momentary handfuls A quick taste, midnight hours unleashed So brief your stay, I laugh, the fool Thinking this time you had come to stay Dancing with cocktails of joyful

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Phantom Winged Horse

I am riding into the night on reflective chestnut horse Winged and star bound, my carrier bounds freely Bringing me crisp white paper cut outs of your heart So that I may be able to see into the spaces and

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Orlando

There he sits – in a place to meet, Sharing a smile with anyone who greets him. I navigate amongst the long rows of tables and with purpose – I stop. His eyes are shining as he looks at me.

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