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Journey in Progress

Journey in Progress

  Camouflage   I. The objective of traveling can not Be to lose oneself Unless it be for a moment – The sun shining like cartwheel fire Between Grecian temples The notes wrapping themselves around The winged-legs of Flamenco Dancers at night in Seville The first taste after dawn Of farm-cherished nourishment In Grange, County Waterford Or the view from that tower In Paris With soldiers at the base Looking for dirty bombs And Roma II. The objective can’t be…

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Battle at Arles

Battle at Arles

A poem in progress, after reading some more letters from the Van Gogh collection. Reminds me yet again how much he was able to fill his days to the brim. With deep thought, emotion, deep reading and seeking. He packed a great deal of life into his 37 years.   The Ear   It was not what he wanted To lose a friend Gauguin his brother in Art Gauguin his kindred spirit In the maze of being For colors For…

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