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Morning Poem, June 6, 2019

In the bright morning the mowers drone And the neighbor’s cats, white and grey Slither down the road Pretending to be benign on their silent feet But ready to kill An early breeze whispers through the line of elms At … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, May 30, 2019

You have to get it down in ten minutes How you felt about this life You look at the quiet yard behind you And think in frantic pace Of all the unspeakable gone before The color of the river that … Continue reading

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Evening Post, May 30, 2019

I wouldn’t have thought that anybody would be out in this rain.  That’s probably why it scared me so when I saw the limbs of the sumac shake and the grey, bent figure come out from under them.  It was … Continue reading

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evening poem, november 5, 2016

      Autumn Day in Canaan Valley All day in the open air Morning sun above the eastern ridge Lights the valley, wide and long Sky everywhere Ridges in line, one behind another And a breeze not too cool … Continue reading

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High-School Dancers, 1968

    They moved together as one Every step understated and true At night when the music came on There was no end to what they could do.   In that day there were none who gave lessons In that … Continue reading

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poem #2, may 28, 2016

You at the door Relax, There’s no need to brace yourself The morning breeze is warm You can use the screen door now The clouds are so bright that they look more real Than the rest of the world COPYRIGHT … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, May 11, 2016

The silver horn flashes in the room’s dim light The sweet notes rising, bending, falling The last rays of evening through the tall windows The outside breeze, laden with honeysuckle and lilac Moves the white curtain. Be at rest, soul. … Continue reading

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First Night of May

The first night in May has in it something yet of winter It lingers high above the lawns, like a bell sound A hint of chill in the clear air, just enough to make you close the window But the … Continue reading

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afternoon post, may 2, 2016

The little houses nearby were very old and unkempt. None of them had been all than much to begin with. This, after all, was only a neck of the woods; only a little bunch of buildings along this frayed and … Continue reading

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Faking Dylan #10

The farmer underneath the sky His boots are on the ground Above the earth the eagle’s cry That doesn’t make a sound The lawyer and the judge go by They are the best of friends They count their money on … Continue reading

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