Tag Archives: Words

THE POEM WITHOUT MUSIC

Wherever you are, you will know why I am saying what I say now. Only you alone can understand it, interpret it, my message being very simple: pureness, some life, some truths which are never forgotten; even if life, the … Continue reading

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TO A POET A THOUSAND YEARS HENCE

I who am dead a thousand years ………And wrote this sweet archaic song, Send you my words for messengers ………The way I shall not pass along.

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OFFERING HER SONGS – Number 15

My joy is to sing .         poems to the World. When her song is deep .         I sit and hear her voice. .                  In a world of working things, .                  where everyone lives but me, .                  my heart finds her … Continue reading

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POETRY

À Gustave L. de W. <Lovers. Happy Lovers> (La Fontaine) Love rises hearts as does the perfume of roses! It is wonderful to know a heart filled with love, And see through to her source which never closes And will … Continue reading

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DIONYSIAN SONGS

It is sharp and scorching, a brilliant ennui! I carry a universal happiness inside me. All from a love of life which tempts us, Evenings in Alicante, mornings in Aranjuez, Fevered Carthaginian skies always true, A path of rose trees … Continue reading

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