Poetry Friday

THE SNOW FAIRY I Throughout the afternoon I watched them there, Snow-fairies falling, falling from the sky, Whirling fantastic in the misty air, Contending fierce for space supremacy. And they flew down a mightier force at night, As though in heaven there was revolt and riot, And they, frail things had taken panic flight Down […]

Poetry Friday

SO LONG 1 To conclude—I announce what comes after me; I announce mightier offspring, orators, days, and then, for the present, depart. I remember I said, before my leaves sprang at all, I would raise my voice jocund and strong, with reference to consummations. When America does what was promis’d, When there are plentiful athletic […]

Video Poetry (Gaslight Edition)

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM – THE ’59 SOUND Well I wonder which song they’re going to play when we go I hope it’s something quiet, mannered, peaceful, and slow When we float out into the ether Into the everlasting arms I hope we don’t hear Marley’s chains before July ‘Cause the chains I’ve been hearing now […]

Video Poetry (Un-American Edition)

NOFX – FRANCO UN-AMERICAN I never thought about the universe, it made me feel small Never thought about the problems of this planet at all Global warming, radioactive sites Imperialistic wrongs and animal rights! no! Why think of all the bad things when life is so good? Why help with an ‘am’ when there’s always […]