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10-21-14 The Lord's Prayer 05b: For Ever

O Father, all the kingdoms do You reign;

Both earth and heaven hearken to Your name,

And all Your sons and daughters are germane,

To worship You forever with acclaim. 89 more words


Micromanagement (Blast from the Past)

Here’s a sonnet from 2008 based on a managerial nightmare I lived through in 1996. I had just gotten to the point when I could look back with amusement on those days when I’d wake up five days a week grinding my teeth and dreading the workday to come. 106 more words

Sonnet for Papabear's Birthday

Each day with you is one bright spinning star
Though some few shine through clouds or even rain;
Because of you I understand the darkness… 81 more words



by Chris Buchanan
Poetry, 2014

The man tying the bag over his head,
the small of his back sore against a stair,
his lips gone numb and white, waiting to spread, 106 more words


La crypte aux flacons

Composition de Cochonfucius

La sombre cave où sont les bouteilles scellées
Accueille le buveur dans un demi-sommeil.
Dégustant un nectar à nul autre pareil,
Il croit voir les parois de lueurs constellées. 96 more words


Newtonian Light

O! Heaving eyes from Earth that face the stars
And shape dim light to hues of Helium fire.
With slow ascent, decline: a pale Mars, 86 more words

Iambic Pentameter