July 5, 2022

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You sit there in retirement, the shotCatching the slant of Miami’s morningLight across your face, your glasses lowDown upon your nose in such a wayThat I remember you. There are lush treesIn the background, orange maybe, some fruitTo fill the scene with tropical suggestion.Your hair’s cut short, looks black. It really seemsLike you, the only […]

Ubi Sunt

They are all gone into the world of light! –Henry Vaughan Where are they now, the clerks gone postal,The grumblers, the low-paid ones? Gone.But gone too are the boys of little meritFrom the Ivy League or Stanford, Gone, though favored long ago,More than all the rest. Curmudgeons, quiet ones,Office managers. Where have they gone,The stragglers and the […]