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FOR MOTHER AND CHILD

Why wake him?You woke to nothing,do you think he won’t?Your hand will guide him firmly and away,your lips will teach the nonsense he will say,your sins on himevery day. At best,he’ll pass the testyou failed,but where you wonwill be undone. … Continue reading

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HIM, HER AND THEM

A bare chestis a cooler wayon a hot daythan a string vest. Her husband’s pain’s a sword.And, again,though she sees and feels for himand keeps her love and cooks his meals for him,she is bored. It’s hard to be freeno … Continue reading

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SIVA

Foothills of the Himalayas.How vast and towering, Mount Meru!From that icy, lifeless peakbehold the plains and pains of men! Frozen, jagged jewelsmerely compound his charmsand devotees still jostleto be martyred in his arms. One defines oneself by others,cannot be big … Continue reading

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MOUNT EDGCUMBE

Here the descendants of Bosworth Fieldbuilt their Eden from forest, bracken, heath;bred partridge, pheasant, boar and deer,then cast their shadow of darkening fear,stretched out their handsand filled their woods with death. Built Tudor house and Tudor fort,enclosed the land with … Continue reading

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ETERNITY

Looking with dispassion,with equanimity,doesn’t it shine brighter than a thousand suns?The broken wing,the severed finger,the uncompleted life‘the smyler with the knife’the smell of fearspirochaetes, viruses and germsand the ever-chewing sepulchral worms? And don’t we see a thousand times and morethat … Continue reading

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TO THE BELIEVERS IN OUR GOVERNMENT

Do you really think the others
are any less stupid than you?
All history is prejudiced and gossipy,
all science misuse of the misunderstood. Continue reading

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RAINER MARIA RILKE

Fallen Angelsdream of blissand wonder howthat led to this. Lotus risesfrom the mud,spirit casedin flesh and blood. .

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