John Bliven Morin

John Bliven Morin Poems

1.
Daedalus And Icarus, Page 1 Of 2

Daedalus watched the birds on high,
And wished that he could also fly;
But he did more than wish, bright man,
He studied wings and made a plan.
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2.
The Veldt

67131The Day

The heat is oppressing, coming in waves,
and with it, the dust which blows as hot
as the summer wind which carries it.
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3.
The Trojan War In A Nutshell, Page 1 Of 3

Paris, visiting Mycenae,
Spotted Helen, the city’s queenie;
She spotted him; the sparks they flew;
Her hubby, Menelaus, never knew,
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4.
Rapunzel

The Princess Rapunzel lived high in a tower,
Where a wicked old witch had once placed her,
And day after day, from hour to hour,
Deep boredom and lonliness faced her.
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5.
Ode To Pizza

Sausage and onions,
And deep mozzerella,
Ground beef and mushrooms
Make life vita bella;
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I was born in CT but raised in New Smyrna Beach, FL. The first poems of mine selected for publication appeared in the now defunct literary magazine De Novo (Tampa, FL) in the mid-'50s. While continuing to write verses and some prose over the years, I didn't concentrate on poetry until retiring in 1994. Since then, I've had numerous poems pub ...

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