Tag Archives: Poetry

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”

Expensive shoes forced on my vagabond feet Drag me on their own pilgrimage.  Royal clothing shield my longing heart From the people whom hold my friendship.  Free me. Free my soul. Free my path. Release me to my people. 

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To my expansive, attractive, intolerable country;

To my expansive, attractive, intolerable country; To your infinitely open plains, To your interminably discoverable frontiers, To your incessantly available resources, I cherish you. . To my expansive, attractive, intolerable country; To your magnificently green hills, To your majestically blue skies,  To your mesmerizingly clear waters, I adore you.  . To my expansive, attractive, intolerable country; To your unbearably hateful

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Dear Mortal Naiads

Dazzled by desire, delighted by deceit, The fumes of your dandelion fervor entrance Even the untrancable.  The reward posed for the fools’ hard work. The apple on the rod, the mule will never reach. You stand- delicately, delightfully, deservingly -despicably-  unaware.   This poem was inspired by some of George Gascoigne’s earlier works.

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