Harlan Simantel

(August 8,1951 / Hillsboro, Oregon USA)

Poems of Harlan Simantel

1. 100% 5/6/2008
2. 3 wishes from an angel 5/1/2008
3. 57 heaven 8/9/2008
4. 'A Christmas Carol' revisited 12/24/2008
5. A limerick for Miss Dickinson 11/24/2007
6. A world we don't see 11/24/2007
7. Abundant life 3/16/2008
8. Achieve 11/24/2007
9. Always advance 10/2/2008
10. always God's welcome will 10/27/2008
11. Alzheimers cure 10/13/2008
12. American can do 10/13/2008
13. American gal pal 10/13/2008
14. Animal freedom 10/2/2008
15. Apprentice of the Air 5/3/2008
16. Arrow 5/18/2008
17. Be a player! 7/12/2008
18. Be a poet! 11/23/2007
19. Be an adult 4/28/2008
20. Benny Franklin 10/13/2008

Tug

perpetual tug of war
freedom versus regulation
within me
within the nation

too much of one
the other smothers

liberals lean to freedom
conservatives lean to restriction
each with their own deep conviction

in the body politic
in the body me
a sensible balance
is the happy key

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