Daily Archives: December 5, 2016

Poem – Across 

Across these miles I wish you well. May nothing haunt your heart but sleep. May you not sense what I don’t tell. May you not dream, or doubt, or weep. May what my pen this peaceless day Writes on this … Continue reading

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Poem – Prandial Plaint

My love, I love your breasts, I love your nose. I love your accent and I love your toes. I am your slave. One word, and I obey. But please don’t slurp your morning brew that way. 

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Poem – Song ‘Coast Starlight’

Some days I feel a sadness not of grief The shadows lengthen on the earth’s relief Salinas flows by like a silver shawl A girl waves from the mission wall. 

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Poem – Octet 

You don’t love me at all? O God. O Shit. You still ‘respect me.’ Thanks. I value it About as much as one who’s asked to use A second hat when he’s in need of shoes. Since, I discover, my … Continue reading

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Poem – Promise 

I will be easy company; the blur Of what I longed for once will fade to space. No thought that could discomfort you will stir. My eyes will painlessly survey your face. 

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