Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

Refusal – Maya Angelou

Beloved,  In what other lives or lands  Have I known your lips  Your Hands  Your Laughter brave  Irreverent.  Those sweet excesses that  I do adore.  What surety is there  That we will meet again,  On other worlds some  Future time … Continue reading

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Old Folks Laugh – Maya Angelou 

They have spent their  content of simpering,  holding their lips this  and that way, winding  the lines between  their brows. Old folks  allow their bellies to jiggle like slow  tambourines.  The hollers  rise up and spill  over any way they … Continue reading

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On The Pulse Of Morning – Maya Angelou 

A Rock, A River, A Tree  Hosts to species long since departed,  Mark the mastodon.  The dinosaur, who left dry tokens  Of their sojourn here  On our planet floor,  Any broad alarm of their of their hastening doom  Is lost … Continue reading

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