Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Afflicted & Other Poems

1. Afflicted A. The mass is unbearable. The watch for the miracle of light in a never-ending search for the presence of Christ who promised Himself throughout the nights & days of mortal plight. Every regime has its own liege … Continue reading

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News Round-up

1. Forgotten Demjanjuk is old & sickly, has to be cradled in his wheelchair as they push him into jail. Surely, the photo would bring tears to the eyes of the beholder who’d find the detainee a regular guy. But … Continue reading

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MJ Redux & Other Poems

1. The Widow A. She’s not in pain; she’s resting – the nurse confides to uneasy kin badly in need of the patient, she’s been isolated; the air disinfected, & body allowed to take in chemicals for stabilizing fluid. Every … Continue reading

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