Bill Grace Poems

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Keep It Simple

Keep it simple
So the past can find you
The love you lacked the courage to love
The one who was kind
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:) Six Of Twelve Reasons Not To Execute Moussaoui

1. He wants death.
2. He wants death.
3. He wants death.
4. He wants death.
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4.
:) Firefly

Firefly
Small your light
It takes the glow of many
To mark the night.
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5.
'It Takes A Village To Raise A Child'

My red neck friends disdain her
Or hold her in open contempt
But she has given us a truth in a land of cities
It takes a village to raise a child.
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6.
:) God In Texas

In Texas God once turned a street to gold
and as an after thought - stretched soft textured air across a continent -
so subtle was the miracle that no one noticed.
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7.
:) Reflection On Three Robert Frost Poem Dates

If 1912 is the date he burned his boats
Then three poem dates I find of interest
1915 - The Road Not Taken
1920 - Fire and Ice
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8.
:) Friendship's Costs

Friendships costs are many but the greatest pain is
discovery of friend as counterfeit: lover, wife, acquaintance,
class mate, colleague - it matters not
made of convenience, self, organizational need, usury:
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9.
:) Love Poem For A Wedding - (1976 Chapbook)

I love:
The tides that ebb and flow
And marbled lights on broken roads
The warmth of poetry within
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10.
:) Silence

Reading the poet Sandra Fowler
The phone is quiet
Daughter and wife sleep
Clack of the keyboard
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