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Poem #52/52

Here is the last poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: STARS On clear winter nights my father would take me walks around the town and point out all the stars … Continue reading

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Poem #51/52

Here is the 51st poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: AUTUMN Autumn is my season, that long yellow light suffusing moods with melancholy the crinkled leaves imparting their essence as … Continue reading

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Poem #50/52

Here is the 50th poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: VENETIAN TRIPTYCH 1. This morning my hand struck the mirror reaching not for my toothbrush, but for its reflection. Last … Continue reading

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Poem # 49/52

Here is the 49th poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: MAN AGAINST THE SKY Autumn morning the sun commands my body lifts weightless from bed of crushed leaves copper kindling … Continue reading

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Poem #48/52

Here is the 48th poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: ISLAY 1. Scotland like Greece a country of convoluted coastline endless islands always luring us onward west or north to … Continue reading

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Poem #47/52

Here is the 47th poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: THE UNFINISHED GAME Somewhere in my mind there is a pool table and two cues abandoned, the black never potted … Continue reading

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Poem #46/52

Here is the 46th poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: NUANCES OF DREICH Dreich is a fine Scots word, a one-word poem of despair that only a nation with such … Continue reading

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