Poems

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1.
Death Of A Coworker

"It's a damned shame that he died all alone, "
You say with ambivalent sympathy
At one point during the course of the day,
Now funereal with the death of a man
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2.
Object

Wherever it may go, this is the thing
That slips away as soon as it appears,
Desired above all else but
Not for the taking, not now or ever,
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3.
Crossword Puzzle

Cryptic, these discrete fragments of wordage
Mulled at the kitchen table during lunch
Or late in the evening prior to sleep;
Good for the brain some physicians might say,
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4.
Jump The Gun

Jump the gun
In your own good time
Listen to the sound
Of your gray morning wind chimes
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5.
Muir Woods

Afternoon gray off the Golden Gate Bridge
Clears away now to a lingering blue
With expansive day soaked in bright sunlight;
Tourists ride through wealthy Marin County
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6.
Deluge

Summer's evening storm
Darkens my window
With the close pressure
Of humid air
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7.
Fireworks

Spent fireworks, dribbling in the dark sky,
Sharp lines and specks of light melting, fading,
Washing away with a faint cracking sound
While the accommodating audience
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8.
Yes You Do

I'm in no great hurry still to see it all the way
And you my dooryard beauty run from me on a rainy day

I have no small trouble now or so it is I think
And you my lilac lovely catch the big policeman's wink
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9.
Onward

Now you see us living one more glad day
The time piled high with expectations
Hanging like minutes in the hourly way

Full of that something our life's disarray
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10.
How'D You Get To Be So Great

In the sun-topped day
See your eyes locked up away

In the star-shot night
See your head held high to rights
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