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Old world wisdom, new world insight – poems, poetry, philosophy, dreams, commentary, ideas


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Taller than the trees

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Night falls
upon the forest
yet every tree
is still.

The stars
highlight this motionless
thrill.

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A rhythm that skips

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I can hear your heart beating.
It has a rhythm that skips. Continue reading


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Through the Entrance

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

In veiled affliction
a blight of well wishes replaces hugs,
transforms itself into burden,
la bête noire de journée claire.

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Nine Ways to Break a Heart

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Keep talking about
each inadequate trait
and every breath becomes a frown
by saying there is no longer a connection
because no reason to care
and this will break off a part.   (Why today of all days?) Continue reading