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De plundering van Konstantinopel & de donatie van Konstantijn

De wil van kooplieden, niet die van God,
heeft de ijzeren vuist van het Westen
geleid, en de marmeren gevesten
van Konstantinopel sloeg deze kapot. 63 more words

Poetry

The Catherine Poems: Arcade Aviary

I can’t pretend this weightlessness is caused
by anything but you; my daring darling
what’s there to learn from watching speckled starlings
peck aimlessly at brittle bread and wads… 82 more words

Verse

Dentelechie

Elegie voor mijn gebroken tanden 

Hoe kan ik, doordrenkt met bloed en schaamte,
mezelf vertrouwen tot de dageraad?
Langzaam verslijtend in mijn geraamte,
langzaam maar zeker, noodzakelijk kwaad. 135 more words

Poetry

Invisible Thread

As attached to an invisible thread,
We are bound to all humanity,
Through this communion we are wed,
To a common sense of sanity.
When round about our strings combine, 207 more words

Sonnet

All Too Difficult

We’ve made it all too difficult,
… what’s good is out of reach.
Where’s the truth, where’s the fault?
It’s there … with those that preach. 224 more words

Sonnet

"Tea with Mrs. Bee"

The day Mrs. Bee came to tea with me
Gossip flew ’round the room in a torrent.
Then she and me, we agreed to agree… 114 more words

Short Fiction

More Good News!

The Talymar/Melisande poem was originally meant for a gift.  I left their event early, but before I left, I gave the poem to Mistress Melisande, hoping that she would enjoy it.   148 more words