Treasure Island

Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

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  • Sallie Howson (5/10/2007 4:21:00 PM)

    thoroughly enjoying reading your poetry. sallie

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  • Michael Shepherd (1/10/2006 4:48:00 AM)

    Hi Stanley. I enjoy your lively mind and wish I'd come to your poems earlier... but here I am now. It does you credit, and all power and good health to you. Take care. Michael

  • G. Murdock (12/12/2005 9:06:00 PM)

    A renaissance man and wordman of impeccable wit. This is how a review of your work would read if it were written by me. I enjoyed all of your works. Thanks for your poetry Mr. Cooper

Doublespeak

A euphemism is a verbal tool
Masking grief as acceptably cool
This vocal contrivance, succinctly euphemistic
Glosses over facts distressfully realistic

Observe, when a dear one dies
Rather then say it, we belie and deny
To proclaim he's dead is not easy to say
We euphemistically voice, 'He's passed away'

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