Monthly Archives: June 2011

Emma Katherine

As the buds begin to bloom, You are dropping in your mother’s womb. Your mother and father are preparing your room, You are coming soon. Nature rejoices this time of year Now that winter’s cleared For spring and you my

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Omnipotent Orchestrator

I wrote this in 1991 during Desert Storm when Iraq began launching Scud Missiles into Israel. I came across a report about a symphony, performed during a Scud attack. During the attack, the conductor continued playing despite warnings. As always,

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Next Time

A limp handshake Downcast eyes “Goodbye Nice try Better luck Next time.” A limp embrace Downcast eyes “Why, why? I tried.” Patient kiss. “Next time.”

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The Marvel of It All

The lake is literally littered with leaves, Forsaken forever by trembling trees That could not hold onto its seasonal young. The summer heat’s come Receding the water from the lake’s banks. Rocks resting around the rim give thanks For the

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