rich soos Quotes
''prayer acts as refereefrom the poem 'beneath whispers' by r soos
between the heart and mind''
''I grow flaming lungsfrom the poem 'gulls' by r soos
to blow the ocean back''
''I laugh because I'm in command''from the poem 'the surf' by r soos
''reality is a drunken feeling''from poem and book title by r soos (1978)
''the piano knows the words that dwellfrom the poem California Breeze by r soos
deep in the soul of all who desire
mercy for their commanded lives''
''behind simple foolishness is a tongue calloused by imagination''from the poem 'reading' by r soos
''graves will fill deep and set by time, with everyone living in a hurry to escape the inevitable sleep''from the poem 'graves will fill' by r soos
''I make plans to review my weaknesses and repair my faults, then eat and drink and watch the list burn in the candle lit for that purpose''from the poem 'I make plans' by r soos
''the clock never thinks to stopfrom the poem 'the clock' by r soos
it measures our hearts our dreams
and laughs at the wind''
''there is no need for speakingfrom the poem 'mom' by r soos
with more than our eyes''
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a persistent and expected guest
seldom speaking aloud within
the soul I once considered rowdy
and devised of the songs of birds
in concert with my guitar strums he sings
the tremulous feathered melody within
I walk heedful of the fluttering
of the tearful translucid wings
from Parting/Departing (2015)
Some Other Way
not the movement
all our stories
jazz sings pregnant
coyote prays madly
life of life oh send me
some other way
the scene must