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Room 21 MAG

May 9, 2010
By videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a little."
- The Celtic Twilight, W. B. Yeats

and now,
sitting quiet on the windowsill,
the windows raised.
birds' circular songs seek me out.
there is rain in the gutter.

two sparrows chase each other
across my field of view.
their muscles warm,
they delight in the still air.

the wind is too cold
for cotton.
I close the window,
and a bird squawks
as if to say

the window's bang
cuts him off.
I hear him,
still angry,
but muffled.

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on Aug. 8 2011 at 1:07 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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You certainly have a way with words. I'm reading all your poetry and I think it's wonderful. This one was great- it sounds so real and honest.