Larry Jaffe

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Larry Jaffe
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From the sensually romantic to humor and social commentary, Jaffe impacts audiences with a rich emotional range, masterfully crafted. His poetry appears in numerous anthologies, magazines, and on the Internet where he has pioneered poetry web sites. Jaffe claims to have been born on a mountaintop in the South Bronx, in the shadow of Yankee Stadium. From the time he could walk, he either was going to play baseball, hoops or be a poet. Sometimes he thought he was the spiritual reincarnation of Davy Crockett. He felt he had that mountaintop thing in common with Crockett and also his folks once bought him a coonskin cap which stimulated this peculiar tangent.... more »

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  • Lenchen Elf (3/12/2005 1:34:00 PM)

    Just found your work, look forward to exploring much more: -)

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Best Poem of Larry Jaffe

Butterfly Logic


Butterfly logic is the intelligence of beauty. These poems represent my attempts at butterfly logic.


the butterfly
cannot fly back
to the cocoon
he grabs thorns
from the rose
to arm himself


butterfly angel
soars with infinity
no rest stops
gliding from
blossom to blossom
bringing new flowers
to her fold to bloom
butterfly angel
shifts into winged ecstasy
morphs into woman
touching hearts without compromise
butterfly angel
flies into ...

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