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The Experimental Life

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“The world has

never favored

the experimental life.

It despises poets,

fanatics, prophets

and lovers.”

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― Randolph Bourne

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Elfje: Cinquain

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hook

by crook

what the heck

nails on the paw

claw

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Senryu:

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lost in mornings mist

a question which way to turn

the mind is at sea

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Poem:

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so sad
they died so young
taken by the disease of addiction

I’m mad
so many songs to be sung
for some families a predisposition

granddad
the first to be stung
but not the first to suffer from the trip to perdition

dad
heard it from grandmother’s tongue
but he chose to ignore the dreaded admonition

son
much to young to see how the door swung
hopefully the last to suffer from this malediction

I’m glad
on the ladder there is one more rung
a twelve step program to keep the devil in remission

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ME and the Boss

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About Everybody

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“Writing poetry is

talking to oneself;
yet it is a mode of
talking to oneself
in which the self
disappears;
and the product’s
something that,
though it may not be
for everybody,
is about everybody.”
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~ Richard Wilbur

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Elfje: (Cinquain)

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vision

minds eye

what could be

to expand one’s world

imagination

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Haiku:

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what little we know

nature’s secrets well hidden

thank goodness it works

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Poem:

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it is an honor
thank you very much
to be a father
with his soft touch

vicarious pride
his family to love
always satisfied
head and shoulders above

learn from my mistakes
be there emotionally
do whatever it takes
love unconditionally

be the man
I know you can

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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