Monthly Archives: November 2011

constant prayer

 

let my constant

incessant

prayer

be being aware

of Your Presence

let me sense

You in and around me

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living in me

 

Lord as You grow in me

let me see

hear smell and feel

everything so real

take on a difference

in something i can sense

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He had to be a hero

 

He had to be a hero in his own eyes,

Formed into a secret society fighter.

He’d wait his turn. But they didn’t merely look,

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This steady voice

 

This steady voice,

This calm and smiling countenance,

This outward show of self-restraint,

Can no more contain those things I fear

Than civilized societies their violences.

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twinkling star

Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are

 

twinkling star

out there up high

in the dark yonder

why

is it

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On Hearing Stravinsky

(with all due apologies to Shakespeare (and Stravinsky) and all their admirers)

 

If music is so weird as this, switch off!

Give me no more of it, it’s just too much

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Adapted from Othello

(with apologies to Shakespeare)

 

It is the cause, it is the cause, my appendix,

Let me tell you guys, it is the cause.

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