Word Play

Poetry Friday

THE POEMS I HAVE NOT WRITTEN I’m so wildly unprolific, the poems I have not written would reach from here to the California coast if you laid them end to end. And if you stacked them up, the poems I have not written would sway like a silent Tower of Babel, saying nothing and everything […]

Word Play

Christmas morning …

ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST’S NATIVITY I This is the month, and this the happy morn, Wherein the Son of Heaven’s eternal King, Of wedded maid and Virgin Mother born, Our great redemption from above did bring; For so the holy sages once did sing,    That he our deadly forfeit should release, And with […]

Life Outdoors

More evidence for Darwin

Tragic story, but why does this always seem to happen to people who trust in God to protect them instead of exercising common sense. I think that if there is a Supreme Being, it’s going to protect people against things beyond their control, but is not going to reward stupidity? God (in whatever form) will […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

THE ARMY OF TRUTH Words? Those sounds the world despises.       Words in poems? Even more to be disdained! Ah, how feeble are your powers       to defend all the truth that man denies! Thunder crack and lightning flash       at its presence! Hosts of angels should come swooping down from heaven to the rescue       far and wide […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

I AM! I am! yet what I am none cares or knows, My friends forsake me like a memory lost; I am the self-consumer of my woes, They rise and vanish in oblivious host, Like shades in love and death’s oblivion lost; And yet I am! and live with shadows tost Into the nothingness of […]

Music

Video Poetry (Bright Version)

Klik hier om het video filmpje te bekijken BRIGHT EYES – I MUST BELONG SOMEWHERE Leave the bright blue door on the white-washed wall. Leave the death ledger under city hall. Leave the joyful air in that rubber ball today. Just leave the lilac print on the linen sheet. Leave the bird you killed at […]