It is wisdom beyond our wisdom To realize that the pathetic and laughable Can have a nobility Beyond any the great and powerful Can ever attain
Any book so widely quoted Should probably be more read For those who do not remember to read things themselves Are condemned to misunderstand what was being said
If I was on trial for just being me I do not think it would go well: I’ve always been me from what all I can see And will be, from what I can tell. I tried to be someone else once, to find out If this could work out as a plus: But found … Continue reading "My Apology"
The world is full of stress, I think It’s full of stress I say And signs and marvels go unseen With each new maddening day And eyes turn inward, blund’ring and Aspriring ever higher As futile hearts go wond’ring and Ignore the sacred fire
The restaurant was far away And sort of hard to find The wine they had was so, so good They’d never tried that kind And every word she said He seem to drink in with his eyes And her admiring him Was something she did not disguise So when they got back home They traveled … Continue reading "A Modern Social “Impossibility”"
I would like to thank the members of the Academy I say, “I would like to,” but None of them voted for me I would like thank my choreographer Who would have known that “Judgment at Nuremburg” Could be made into an interpretive dance I would like to thank my parents Without their support I … Continue reading "My Acceptance Speech"
OF YORE, WHEN I HAD TROUBLES Of yore, when I had troubles This thought made me less sad: I’ve never missed a single thing That I have never had. But then one day I realized What expectation does: It made me feel I’d lost something That never really was. So all this loss and sorrow … Continue reading "Of Yore, When I Had Troubles"
FURTHER TO LAST NIGHT I didn’t mean that student’s lives And loves are naught but farces; Just that they have the drama Without having catharsis.
Love is magic, magic love Makes a weary heart do backflips Brings down wonder from above Greater than an a solar eclipse Softer than a nestling dove Love is magic, magic love Love will set your heart ablaze Bring you out of darkest midnight Into better brighter days Down the path of loving insight Stars … Continue reading "Love is Magic"