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The Booksie Classic House

The world's an octopus of received information. And the perceiver at the center of those arms grabs at what they can. Read More

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Moving on... Read More
This collection of poems presents a unique perspective on enduring themes--love, existentialism, the darker side of life in an urban environment, loneliness, quiet heroism and the transcendent power of poetry to rebuild weary souls and teach lessons we may not want to learn. Although several of the poems in this… Read More
Depression makes rich a vagrant; star a wanderer and a soul, lifeless. Open up to overcome this obstacle. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 29, 2020

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Ruin your summer Read More
Comparison is a needle, if sewn with a positive thread, would bestow a Mellowed soul. Read More

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I drank it all but not one drop passed my lips... Read More

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A collection of poetry Read More

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Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2020

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A poem inspired by a picture of a beautiful spiral staircase Read More
After a bit of a break to deal with the world, an experiment in some of the struggles of writing. Read More
A slightly longer one about looking around Read More

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Step out of the tedium Read More

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We are all just a bunch of Hypocrites! Read More

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This is a free verse poem. Read More
This is a poem (three linked haikus) on the writer's yearning to move others with his words. The English original and the author's translation into Spanish are both included. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 21, 2020

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This is a free verse poem about hearing loss. Read More
This is a free verse poem about my paternal grandfather who was forced to flee Spain during the Spanish Civil War leaving a wife, business and three young children behind when he was warned by Republican sympathizers of his imminent arrest for his support of the failed Republic. He self… Read More

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It is fun to learn making a cake, especially when you don't know how to bake well... I am an Asian, we are called melon-yellow and the color shows through my cakes I think. Have Fun with poetry! Read More

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Poem / Poetry

June 21, 2020

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This is a free verse poem on the subject of why I write. Read More

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If it's not seagulls fighting on the roof, it's the guy downstairs making noise. It creeps into one's writing. SO KEEP IT REAL - give it its five minutes of fame. Read More

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This is a free verse poem about my paternal grandmother who was left to raise three children on her own during the Spanish Civil War when her husband had to seek exile in Argentina before being arrested by the fascist forces he had apposed as one who spoke out in… Read More
this is my response to what is going on in our country. Read More

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Somethings better left unsaid Read More

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This is a translation, the original poem was written in Spanish Read More

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