Category Archives: Poetry

Happy Birthday Will

Quoting Shakespeare:  It is hard to imaging language without all the contributions to expression courtesy of Britain’s own immortal Bard who so beautifully described all the aspects of life. The following was created by Bernard Levin many years ago and … Continue reading

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Let America Be America Again

Today is the anniversary of Langston Hughes’ birthday.  For those not familiar with his poetic genius and life of activism, I would suggest this short article from Biography.  It contains a wonderful recording discussing his work and art. One of … Continue reading

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Last Chances

Fall, even the name says down Crushed into the earth. The leaves of autumn become No more than mulch, sacrificing what has been To a future spring. Foot falls, damp, the lamps of Twilight wash sidewalks Already wet with fog … Continue reading

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For Irma

Storm Racked How should I sing when buffeting salt waves And stung with bitter surges, in whose might I toss, a cockleshell? The dreadful night Marshals its undefeated dark and raves In brutal madness, reeling over graves Of vanquished men, … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude

  AND THEN I WROTE I wrote a line under the influence of wine about what was then and when I felt more myself than now. How love is lost to be recaptured when boy meets girl in a whirl … Continue reading

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