Mary Naylor

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  • Foor Skinn (1/24/2018 9:50:00 PM)

    CINCO DE MAYO MUCHACHOS THE TIME HAS COME HIDE YOUR WOMEN EAT YOUR CHILDREN AND KILL THE WHITE WOMAN WHO DISRESPECTS OUR DAY

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  • Hue Jass (1/23/2018 11:24:00 AM)

    CINCO DE MAYO CINCO DE MAYO CINCO DE MAYO CINCO DE MAYO EAT THE WHITE WOMAN

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  • Sandra Fowler (12/7/2006 4:45:00 PM)

    Mary Naylor is one of my favorite poets at poemhunter. Her work is beautiful, eloquent and compassionate. It is deserving of much applause.

    Sandra Fowler

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Best Poem of Mary Naylor

Of Scales And Tails, Feathers And Pebbles And Endless Immeasurables

Time is a hummingbird,
building its nest, laying its eggs,
dipping its beak into flowery deeps;
a shimmering prayer, hovering in the air.

Time is a snake,
sliding over the sand, laying its eggs,
and in some fog-filled fen,
stalking its prey; a writhing dare
slithering into its lair.

But eternity is a lizard,
perched on a rock,
that is old and hard and black -
a four-legged peon,
Time's escort through endless eons.

In an infinitude of sand,
I wondered, could I touch it?
Would it care?
Gently I stretched out my trembling ...

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Die, Killer, Die

A red veil was floating around the killer's head,
and his face was a cold, hard, mask.
He entered the execution chamber
and they strapped him to the chair.
They lowered the cap to his bare,
shaved skull. Out in the yard you could hear
the demonstrator's call and cry, Die, Killer, Die There were a few quiet sobs, a few shudders and gasps,
but mostly there was a fireball of rage burning inside,
and a red mist hanging over hard, hard, eyes.