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A Poem from 1972 Foretold The Present

Monastic Meter   Time Passes So Slowly That souls Become holy By dipping their fingers in wine. . But Somehow The Silence Sets up A defiance So that my own thoughts are not mine. . And Then the Controls Go … Continue reading

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Just Killing Time

  The world seems busy, rushing madly, Trying to succeed in killing time By beating it to the knockout punch, Or forcing it to stand still, tranquil. . But all attempts turn out so badly, That any form of caring … Continue reading

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Haiku (Illustrated)

Haiku poetry is a style that originated in Japan. According to Wikipedia, it is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is “cutting” (kiru). This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images or ideas and a … Continue reading

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