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Mr. Hyde

Mr. Hyde

Deep in the flesh of Jekyll, he was there,
as happy with himself as with a gem
priceless and pure. For him folks didn’t care– 86 more words

De Vita et de Libro Frontis

De Vita et de Libro Frontis

(for Aja Kane)

“Life sucks — and so does Facebook!” I exclaimed
when first I went, this dismal day, online. 101 more words

Sonnet 18

Sonnet 18 – Shakespeare

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more temperate and more lovely
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May… 81 more words


I Am the Light of the World

‘Light’ is the theme for this years twenty-first anniversary National Poetry Day, which falls today, so I thought I’d share my sonnet on Jesus’ saying ‘I Am the Light of the World’. 342 more words



Five yards behind, on the off-license trawl,
The snare-drum dry retort to an unasked
Question; the dog in the jaw that barks
At space, spits diseased air out for all, 84 more words


"The Harlem Dancer," by Claude McKay

Applauding youths laughed with young prostitutes
And watched her perfect, half-clothed body sway;
Her voice was like the sound of blended flutes
Blown by black players upon a picnic day. 75 more words

"Mulatto," by Claude McKay

Because I am the white man’s son — his own
Bearing the bastard birth-mark on my face,
I will dispute his title to his throne, 85 more words