G.R. Gaus Poems

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1.
With You

We walked along the crystal stream,
Melting snow, in swollen banks,
To be with you, a waking dream,
Every moment, I give thanks.
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2.
Manifest Destiny Rides Again

We call ourselves Americans;
Have we erased the past?
Forgotten how this land was won?
Can't hear the distant blast?
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3.
Humility

I find it difficult, to meet this one,
My search has traveled far,
Well beneath the setting sun,
Seems the distance of a star.
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4.
A Simple Metaphor

Naked I came, naked I'll leave,
Naked was I, when first conceived,
Naked I thought, naked I learned,
Naked was I, when first I yearned,
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5.
The Last Dance

Ever so long we've strolled our path,
Hand in hand, with a spin and whirl,
Passing time's withheld its wrath,
Gliding on, through this final twirl.
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6.
December Midnight

Winter's day has seen its last,
The clocks are winding down,
O're the hills a shadow's cast,
Lamenting; the lonely sound.
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7.
Blood Generations

How far do you reach, my family tree?
How many, born and died;
Great grandfather sailed from Germany,
His past, was soon set aside.
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8.
Grace

I thank you for this life,
To experience a chance,
To feel the hidden wonders,
At more than just a glance.
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9.
The Cabin

An idea begins with creative thought,
Followed soon by drawing a plan,
Finding a location, timely sought,
Measurements consistent with span.
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10.
Dilemma

Why did I put up with you?
For so many worthless years,
Hardly ever, made a dime,
Times; you brought me to tears.
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