Poems

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11.
A Rare Bit By L. Frank Baum

(from the book, by the Candelabra's Glare by Baum)

(Writ dejectedly at early dawn.)
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12.
A Rational Anthem

My country, tis of thee,
Sweet land of felony,
Of thee I sing, -
Land where my fathers fried
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13.
An Ode To An Old Grey Hair

Once you were the Queen of the fairways
Striding along ahead of the pack
Club in hand, eye on the ball
As you with deft stroke played the game.
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14.
A Short Poem For Joe Fazio

'The old shoebox'

A touching reminder of when
Life had greater meaning then
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15.
A Poet's Commentary On John Updike's Writing

Style has its rules, but notions change the mood.

We speak or write in prose or poetry,
Are eloquent or vulgar as we mean:
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16.
A Reply To Wilson's Illusions

Easy to criticize
Till you realize
That those who are so smart
Have no answers for a start!
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17.
A Word About Vermillion

A Word about Vermillion*

The Sioux Falls (SD) Argus Leader
Often presents our fair city
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18.
A Pome On Feathers

words in language to be heard
are like feathers on a bird
they cover the carcass
prettying it up more or less
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19.
A Tribute To Edward Moore

Once was a Moore.
Some eleven score
Has passed
Since we saw the last
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20.
Albion - Thomas Oelker

As I carefully opened the dirty, broken book
Laid aside by one who needless took
It's place on the shelf
And put in another pelf
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