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A Different View

With hawk-eye precision, I view from above within and without myself. When removed and looking down at this crazy, sublime thing called life, What do I know? What do I really, really know? I...

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One Step Forward, One Step Back

Silhouettes of our past Only moments behind us How do you break off The things that define you? I have memories And I have nightmares How can you decide The things to hold on...

courage poems 1

Courage To Dream

Poem   The sky is blue  and I’m dreaming. Tell me – is it true the way I am leading? Where? Brazil, Jamaica or Sahara? Stepping the ladder towards the sky? In my dreams,...

belonging poem 0

A Place Where I Belong

Poem   I almost always find myself at the little pink house on Rue Saint-Vincent on the Butte Montmartre. I go there to see Amala Landré sing Edith Piaf songs and to see them...

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Karaganda Christmas Rhyme

Short Poem   Sporadic firecrackers (An explosive bundle of fun) Go POP! In the snow Foretelling all the festivities to come So buy a fur hat and snow-proof your gown It’s Christmas day in...

Christmas Poem 1

A Karaganda Christmas Dream

Poem   The snow, mixed with mud– Like grey diamonds Glitters underfoot. Presents wrapped in newspaper (No ribbons for us) We have wine and candy Listening to the old familiar songs. I can feel...

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The Ether

Poem   Not without a wound Have I known love Too many fragments of the spirit Have I scattered on these streets I must embark from this treacherous land I must seek the ether,...