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Stellar quotes from poetry

Haikuode to Greek Goddesses

Those ancient ladies – alabaster skin, fair hair – and wingèd – beware! – James Steerforth (© 2011) Written for Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazón and creating the new haikuode form while at it. Inspired by the painting* … Continue reading

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Insensitive haiku

Well, I guess I’m too much of an anarchist to get off on a bunch of rules… As a general rule, I’d be tempted to proclaim that there are far too many haikus out there, and far too many about birches in spring time and other such rule-sanctified topics. Continue reading

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A poem by Hugo Ball

My demon has no brothers, no sisters, no kin.
My demon thinks time’s just a waste and a sin. Continue reading

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Island with Palms and Daffodils

Or we go to a hula dance but she keeps watching me through my black-rimmed glasses Continue reading

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From Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

I knew not then that it was / so near, that it was mine, and that / this perfect sweetness had / blossomed in the depth of my / own heart. Continue reading

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Far-away love on the beach

Inspire Me Thursday‘s invitation for “beach” contributions reminded me of a song by John Cale. I tried to find it on Youtube, but it’s not there. So the lyrics will have to do, which is a shame … it’s a … Continue reading

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The pier lights our carnival life forever

Here’s my favorite 4th of July song … 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) Sandy the fireworks are hailin’ over Little Eden tonight Forcin’ a light into all those stoned-out faces left stranded on this Fourth of July Down in … Continue reading

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