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Unable Are The Loved To Die…

Unable are the Loved to die For Love is Immortality, Nay, it is Deity — Unable they that love — to die For Love reforms Vitality Into Divinity.

For Roberto…

The Call Out of the nothingness of sleep, The slow dreams of Eternity, There was a thunder on the deep: I came, because you called to me. I broke the Night’s primeval bars, I dared the old abysmal curse, And flashed through ranks of frightened stars Suddenly on the universe! The eternal silences were broken; […]

Courage (A Poem by Anne Sexton)

It is in the small things we see it. The child’s first step, as awesome as an earthquake. The first time you rode a bike, wallowing up the sidewalk. The first spanking when your heart went on a journey all alone. When they called you crybaby or poor or fatty or crazy and made you […]

Airship Down…

My heart and prayers go out to those who had loved ones on downed Air France flight 447. Maybe it’s not too late to hope there are some survivors to be found? And I leave you with this beautiful poem I remember hearing way back in the 1960s, in connection with our first space missions. […]

Jubilate Agno

Greg at My Life as a Fischer has a sidebar link to Ten Cat-mandments. They reminded me quite a bit of a poem by an 18th century poet (whom some called a madman), Christopher Smart, “Jubilate Agno” (Rejoice in the Lamb), which is over 1200 lines long! He adapted the exhalted form of the responsive […]


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