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bill costley Poems
A Wonderful Life!
To & with Patricia 'I've had a wonderful life'' you say 3 times; 'I've had
IDENTICAL TWINS Corrine & Bonnie,
Physical memory awakens after taking my pills: I crave the flaky,
Baking for 1 hr. in the oven will become an extravagance no one can afford in a world of desperate energy scarcity.
BLACK FRIDAY “The New Normal”
The only rational statement now isn't "Everything's become increasingly chaotic" but that we have increasingly conflicting versions of what we call Basic anymore.
IS PARIS BLEEDING?
Millions of parisiens stand before the Tour Eiffel shutting down quickly on a massive film noir,
@72 I'm finally learning how essential
Baking goł a, bki
Remembering baking, I'm back with my Polish matka baking goł a, bki (go-womb-ki = pidgeons)
HALF-MOON, Evening Star, Electric-Blue D...
On our group walk back from the trio, all talking, you point out the half-MOON, & I call out
21 MAY 2011 CE
I was winding my old watch when the World ended, or I thought I was.
While you're reading this Somebody's deciding whether it's filling empty minds with stuff of the classifiable category
Celebrating Easter resolves the conundrum “Can Life defeat Death? ” with resurrection.
Paid mercenaries play cards. People risking death play spades.
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(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
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A Wonderful Life!
To & with Patricia
'I've had a wonderful life''
you say 3 times; 'I've had
a very (wonderful) life'
you say as you stand & smile
at 3 framed prints of Vietnamese
children at play they gave you.
I've never seen you so contented;
you turn 74 tomorrow.
(29 OCT 14, V V Santa Clara CA) v4