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Money Musk – a #poem of rumination and finance

Money Musk At four in the morning, I might as well be up and about, leftover mutterings from my pre-sleep ruminations six hours ago rattling between me ears with REM-deprived self-importance. At four, this morning, I am up and about, … Continue reading

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Amplifier of my soul… – a #poem about my cash flow

Amplifier of my soul, you lie there before me so passive, yet so promising. My desk is enlivened with the paycheck I just cashed. Bills of several denominations grace the cold surface of this work area that makes them possible. … Continue reading

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In these day of spartan dreams… – a #poem of wondering

In these day of spartan dreams, should I let myself be coaxed to simulated death by the stinginess of my over- taxed imagination? in this time of mortal fears, shall I lay myself down like a lamb on the slaughterhouse … Continue reading

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Accept your infinite youth – a #poem of common sense

Accept your infinite youth With all the cells of your body which renew themselves daily, giving you entirely new flesh, new muscle, new bone every seven years, accept your infinite youth. With every thought that rises out of old fact … Continue reading

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I am beyond these walls today — a #poem of transcendance

I am beyond these walls today — so far beyond these walls, no amount of business as usual can take me by surprise. I am beyond these walls. 1994 From Depth Perception – Selected Poems  

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She saves my cards – a #poem of love

She saves my cards. Each holiday or special occasion, each handmade token,. each and every word, come easy or coaxed long and hard from heart to hand to pen to paper to her eyes only, she cherishes. She saves my … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the realm of spirit… — a #poem of assurance

Inhabiting the realm of spirit is less easy than most think. Weathering the storms of blood crashing against the walls of elastic veins that give with the flow and hug with the ebb, as flesh seeks to mirror the mind’s … Continue reading

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Testimonial – a #poem of reluctant proof

Testimonial Of course, I cannot prove a word of this — for the evidence is long since fallen victim to conquest of truths its distant cousin, or worse, no relative at all. Of course, I cannot heap up a mountain … Continue reading

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Again, Again – a #poem of separation joined

Again, Again Oh, but we have traveled long, each of us on a separate, disparate course that somehow comes parallel to the other, now and then. Now and again, I wonder if your feet have fallen half as hard as … Continue reading

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20/20 Hindsight – a #poem of retrospective hope

20/20 Hindsight Speak to me not of lost chances and dashed hopes. Dwell not on opportunities seen too late, then passed over in the rush for more blatant, immediate gratification. Sing to me no songs of remorse over loves untended, … Continue reading

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