Poet’s Corner

Poet’s Corner

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April 6, 2020

Is Someone Holding Our Place The world has gone to sleep Or at least to take a nap Do you question What it all means And When will it wake up again The streets are empty Shops closed And Where we gathered darkened Will life stir again If so When For the moment The...
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Poet’s Corner

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March 22, 2020

Be Found Will there be another lost generation A different type perhaps But lost never-the-less I know you have already heard it Will this generation step up And be counted on Or fade into the background Never to be heard from In any meaningful way Not much has yet been asked of you But...
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Poet’s Corner

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February 12, 2020

The Last Time The last time comes more often Than we would like Especially as we get older Rarely is there any advanced warning That this will be the last time And that we should memorialize the moment Living in a world of check lists It is business as usual We do not stop...
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January 14, 2020

Fragility     Life is housed In the most fragile of vessels Try as we might Our lives are lived Barely holding on To the very tip Of that branch Which is supposed To secure our world We are exposed to the elements Mercilessly battered and beaten Sheltered in a papery shell Which we...
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December 27, 2019
Poet’s Corner

It Is Not the Same     It is not the same The house already feels different Though you have just departed The telltale signs of your visit are all around us The memories will linger on Past the New Year And well into the future The photographs will serve as windows To joyfully...
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Poet’s Corner

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November 1, 2019

Fleeting   Why do I find this tree more beautiful now Than when it bloomed in the spring And was then covered by leaves Bursting with life In the summer sun Is it simply because I know That the rain drenched berries will soon surrender to the night’s frost And be forever gone As...
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October 1, 2019

Perfection – the Last Act of Rebellion     She knew it was an act of rebellion, nevertheless, she finished setting the table and stepped back to take a look; the linens, china, silver, crystal and even the flowers were all perfect, exactly as she had envisioned it; though she knew that she was...
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August 19, 2019

  Justice A Eulogy Will there ever be justice That is all I prayed for I wanted justice It feels as if I am choking On my words But I am not speechless My problem is quite the opposite I have too many words But they all say the same thing How is this...
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August 1, 2019

Change     Change pounds on the door Welcomed or not She will not be ignored The only true constant In life Is change She will rush over you With overpowering force and determination Knocking you to the ground Leaving you broken and baffled Unless you decide to surrender To the unrelenting truth That...
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July 1, 2019

Besitos y Abrazos   I keep checking the door Looking through the peephole Joyful in anticipation It is not Christmas morning Or my birthday Nor is a long lost friend landing soon Yet I run around the house Making sure everything is exactly as it should be Fresh strawberries and grapes Chocolate chip cookies...
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