Bill Grace Poems

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491.
Tsunami And Prayer

They say the Tsunami moved Japan ten miles
Given that we do not understand what we are up against
I nominate this thing called prayer
Not the type to garner votes for want to be Presidents
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492.
Fact And Fantasy

athered at lunch with friends and film
The film is the fifth in a series celebrating mass rocketry violence
The drinks are pleasant the company pleasant
The movie ends
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493.
The Wonder Of A Friend Lost

The wonder of a friend lost
Is that so little was spoken
Unlike those of field and pen
Much more than a nod would have been the exception
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494.
Shadow

The shadow is that which comes
When flesh stands before the son
Discovers a cast of darkness not near so real
As when a recipient from others of their evil it feels.
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495.
When I Read The Great Poets

When I read the great poets
I do not forgive myself for being mediocre
I marvel at their great gifts of real, sometimes their rhythm and rhyme
Sometimes their capacity for play
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496.
The Creativity Of Ashes

My daughter informs
She will put my ashes with the Statue of Liberty
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497.
The Creativity Of Ashes Ii

My daughter informs
She will put my ashes with the Statue of Liberty
Her mother does not concur
The discussion is of consequences
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498.
Power Discovery

As the black sheep of my family
Perhaps it is no accident
I have this thing for the black cat,
Not that I don’t love the gray one,
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499.
Black Sheep Black Cat

As the black sheep of my family
Perhaps it is no accident
I have this thing for the black cat
Not that I don’t love the gray one
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500.
On My Dog

The dog has decided not to die
He tells me with his bright eyes – sentinel ears
He is not done only the pain medication is done
The three inch step into the living room is too much
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