Morgan Michaels Poems
- The Ideal City Consider this marvel of Renaissance wit: The...
- Under Heavan Clouds under heaven fly Winds over meadow ...
- Poem The shade of a bird flew through my head and like a ...
- Her -You knew her? -Yes, we had lunch several times, and ...
- Spider Your grip upon the silken cord grows weak you pluck ...
- Old Photo Like a land-locked sea, slowly drying up from the ...
- A Fairy Tale It was like in Cinderella- A bag-lady became a...
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''The literature of the past is about shattering taboos.Morgan Michaels
Todays' literature can seem bloodless, most taboos being shattered. Let us find new taboos to shatter.''
''Florent- then so now, now so then''MM
The Ideal City
Consider this marvel of Renaissance wit:
The Ideal City, by Lucian Laurana-
See how the canny master contrived in it
To lead the eye along the polished piazza
Back to a single point on the far horizon
By dint of planes, formed ny the great arcades
Of noble pallazi, their window-lit facades
Tinted shades of gold and green and dun;
At center fore, a temple, double tiered
Whose coffered, greatly-pedimented doors
Are gained by a shallow flight of marble stairs;
All around, the whole is pillastered
By half-coluns crowned by leafy capitals
While over the ...