Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

3 AM

3 AM Why? darkness my old friend, sure but why meet so often? the hours sit like fat toads staring, unblinking I get so tired of this

March 10, 2018 · Harry · No Comments
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We Are

We are the ones who came after We are the dreams of old people In the days before they were old The sun of other days The stars of other nights Belong to us now Belong to us now For a short time Our dreams will visit like fireflies On a summer night They dance […]

June 6, 2017 · Harry · No Comments
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Ulysses

“Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and tho’ We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” — […]

December 13, 2014 · Harry · 3 Comments
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Sunrise

Warm tea at sunrise Two people watch in silence The world comes to life

March 25, 2014 · Harry · No Comments
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Good Fences Make Good Fences

(Photo courtesy the Image Gallery of the American and New England Studies program of the University of Southern Maine.) Once again today I heard a radio commentator repeat “Robert Frost’s good advice”, that “good fences make good neighbors”. And I wonder, has anyone who repeats that phrase ever actually read the poem? (The poem, by […]

November 17, 2009 · Harry · No Comments
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