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In which I make my daughter's most recent ski lesson into a sonnet.

Glistening orb, sliding ever lower,

Transitory pearl of emotion’s swell,

Its shape held perfect by freezing winter,

But whether genuine, I cannot tell.

She weeps when she does not get her way. 106 more words

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Poem of the Week

Sonnet 97

William Shakespeare

How like a winter hath my absence been
From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen! 89 more words


Pour out our every second
and watch speckled dirt swim the glass.
Everything we had tumbled to ash,
and I only see soot and smoke in your reflection. 84 more words


Beyond the Steam

Preparing for the concert, mind is filled,
My spirit chimes with measures, harmonies,
An un-trite, polyphonic mesh, but still
My aim: maybe…

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Sonnet of Generations

When I was young and clever as the sun
I never noticed that the seasons’ run
Turned like a great wheel powered by the light: 84 more words

Sagesse d'un amphibien

Composition de Cochonfucius

La salamandre vit dans la flamme tranquille
Qui se forme au-dessus du ruisseau que voici.
Elle passe son temps, recluse, loin des villes ; 92 more words


Rainer Maria Rilke

Though he himself is afraid to disappear,
he has to vanish: don’t you understand?
The moment his word moves out beyond our life here,

he moves where you will never find his trace.

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