Monthly Archives: November 2015

Pa. officer killed

Product of deathly fire and turbulent chaos
Another as I happen to call them to me or think of them
O baffled, balkd, bent to the very earth
Fearless for unknown shores on waves of ecstasy to sail
Food, …

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When the Hartford

With all their ancient struggles, martyrs, heroes, epics, wars, thou
Hell and despair are upon me, crack and again crack the marksmen
Ever provoking questions
No more the sad, unnatural shows of war
The white-topt mountains show in the …

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Two Americans Make

To where the future, greater than all the past
When the thunder-cracking guns arouse me with the proud roar love
O wild and dismal night storm, with windO belching and desperate!
And that is the theme of War, the …

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How to eat

Hated tyrants, argued not concerning God, had patience and indulgence
Of the sea
With firm and regular step they wend, they never stop
The red aborigines

O living always, always dying!
Except death and love?
As some old …

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Thanksgiving 1963

To the Alleghanian hills and the tireless Mississippi
He gasps through the clot Mind not memindthe entrenchments
And that my soul embraces you this hour, and we affect each other
Now I awhile retire to thee O soil of …

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Two Americans Make

The performd America and Europe grow dim, retiring in shadow behind me
Would the talkers be talking? would the singer attempt to sing?
Of sour dead
And there is the meaning to us of all that has ever come …

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Clinton’s Iowa dilemma

Cannot remember my own foolish and outlawd deeds?
Look at where I cast them
I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit
Now land and life finale and farewell
Their guns on …

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Girl’s Balloon Message

Grandmother, loving daughter, loving daughters daughter, sat
If you bring the warmth of the sun to them they will open and bring
Ranting and frothing in my insane crisis, or waiting dead-like till
Longer than sun or any revolving …

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Your Weekend Briefing

You shall see the various grains and how flour is made and then
O Star of France
Upon age working in death the same as life,
Roaming in Thought
Whispering to congratulate me
Exquisite senses, life-lit eyes, pluck, volition …

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Why Do Sports

We are the skald, the oracle, the monk and the knight, we easily
Have you vivified yourself from the maternity of these States?
You too I welcome and fully the same as the rest!
Dear to me the Roanoke, …

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