A Run to the Buffet

100_0334Dusty are your ballet slippers
scuffed floors replace varnish sheen
we have danced the passing tango
haunting embraces quite the scene. Continue reading

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Eulogy for Leonard Cohen, in Two Parts

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Part One:::Bardian Angel

Leonard Cohen sang, oh, so softly,
in basement suites of nineteen sixty seven,
reassuring dreams for love so sweet,
on earth, below starlight and heaven.

Teenaged time unravelled with uncertainty,
between the sheets and war on fire,
answers were elusive, and sad at times,
searching  laws and trails of desire.

Moaning called our hearts in the mourning,
gave us coffee at the brinks of noon,
we would never catch all of his poems,
the lock key, his silver spoon. Continue reading