by On October 17, 2018
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by On October 15, 2018
Never Alive I heard this Robin singing so melodiously But, she is alone so only the woods and I can hear I wondered what happened to her family Would she sing more happily if they were here? And though her chords reverberated in my heart I, too, am in her isolated audience of one From my humanity and my love so far How more pleasant if from my life did not run? And if her winged family arrives to hear her sing How more buoyantly her notes will sound? For to her serenade the harm...
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by On October 13, 2018
Sonnet 340 (Final Winter) I watch as leaves from Arbor safety fall Once swathed in summer breaths of cold now blast Their brilliant shades can’t breach the nighttime pall What seemed so long, in truth, can never last. And, so, I saw forever in a leaf Before its cradle of tranquility And learned our life’s own season is as brief While Heaven did beckon only distantly. And though the leaf did fall, the tree stood still  What fragile showed, to me, a higher plane We are like leaves...
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by On October 8, 2018
Final Scene I was asked to write about humanity And the philandering philosophy of peace But, not enough to look around to see My Iife is given too short a lease. Wiser minds spanning this world's brief time Were better prepared to answer And, yet, theirs are not found in any rhyme Because our actions these best deliver. But, it was asked of this poet to use this page And here on what stirs us most must Iive I say we all play our parts on a cosmic stage Where our roles the fina...
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by On October 7, 2018
The Promise of Peace Is it good or evil that our end will record Is man good or his promise spoiled? Is goodness in our heart by its own accord Or by evil's hand our nature soiled? How else ever find, on Earth, peace? First, learn what in our nature is true  As long as these battles never cease Humanity and peace an unlikely brew. How many martyrs to our higher selves known That to the greatest injustices fought? By such sacrifice the seeds of goodness sown And the hope of our ...
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by On October 4, 2018
I Saw a Rose Is saw a Rose as I was walking one Spring day Winter's radiant rebuttal flowering so regally Like the beauty you brought my way Knowing after the coldest days you came to me. However, soon the Rose's petals start to fall Such glory cannot long live What I thought lasting nature's rule befall Not long does life such delight give. And how fleeting this Rose I should have realized What I held dearest would soon go It does not matter how much it is prized Too quickly w...
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by On October 1, 2018
Sonnet 339 (Time's Hand) And soon the steely hand of Time will come To coldly grasp the one who makes life sweet Now like a winter tree whose leaves succumb My life a barren place where once complete. The honeyed melodies that birds once taught Will strike the chords of loneliness in me The blissful warmth the morning sun once brought May still rise high but darkness all I'll see. Where once we lay before the ocean's shore And as we kissed the waves did gently sigh These fawning...
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by On September 28, 2018
Endless Love  You may leave me but your love can never let go  Love does not bow to the cold whims of Time  For as soon as I depart, here, to your arms go And I will abandon all my sorrow in this rhyme.  This world in all its vastness, still, a fleeting thing  And all that consumes it, one day, will die It only truly lives with the joy you bring A joy I find in whatever place, with you, I lie.  I realize that all life is but granted a lease That, here born, will ultimately expi...
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by On September 22, 2018
How Much Treasured  So, that life is short we all know  But this does not lessen its impact Our faith tells us there is someplace else to go But, that you will not be here a fact. Now I learn that your lease here soon expire And your debtor your time here will collect  But forfeiting this also takes my desire I would have other terms that I could select . But, too late now, the judgment has come  As I look at you, I must face this fact That to your mortality will soon succumb  ...
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by On September 18, 2018
"Having worked very closely with The X Stream Network I'm delighted that I've been given the opportunity to be an exponent of the eclectic work I have heard on this amazing radio station and social music site. The idea of curating a series of sampler albums that brings new blood to a wider audience is an amazing opportunity for me. I always loved working along side innovative artists who push the artistic envelope, which is why working with groups such as The Fall and the Specials and of course ...
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by On September 9, 2018
Don't Go  Oh, don't go, but, wait you are not here I guess in my heart you never leave Though in this world you don't appear Not seeing you, only left to grieve.  Don't go, honey,  let my dreams be Or else in them please let me see your face If here such beauty I cannot see It does not matter in what realm you embrace.  Can you please stay around long enough to hold And not let my imagination your absence cover? Now you give what the best love stories have told  I will sacrific...
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by On September 9, 2018
Brickbats - 364 Nights to Go  Cemetery - Where the Worms Never Die  Samhain - Moribund  Cemetery Sex Cult - See You In Disneyland  Nosferratu's Funeral Riot Tragic Black - Surreal Catharsis  Texas Vamps - Kiss of the Spider  Fields of the Nephilim - Trees Come Down  Empire Hideous -  Devious Child  X-mal Deutschland - Incubus Succubus II  Argyle Goolsby - In Votive Light  Two Witches - Nightmare  Rubella Ballet - Mummy  Son of Sam - Stray  The Jam - Eton Rifles  The Advert...
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