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  89.     

Alternate Universe

I am haunted by the man
I could have been

He follows me down every
Wrong turn

The blocked wall in a maze of illusion
His face indecipherable and yet

Necessarily contentious
The making of ourselves

Hanging in the balance
The choosing of each day

Critical
With time running out.


(Published in World's Strand, An International Anthology of Poetry,2007)
 
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  90.     

Alternative Band (senryu)

Alternative band
commercial suicidal
rocks like a demon
 
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  91.     

A-Mused (Or: What’s Shakespeare Got That I Haven’t Got?)

Here I sit
Musing on the Muse
Oh glorious Muse
Muse-ic to my ears!
From whence comes thy chariot of golden fire
To dazzle with brilliance my feeble wit?
What a pity little brain have I
Sitting like a dunce in the dark corner of the room.
Teach me, spirit, spare not thy en-lightening rod
Awaken the sleeping synapse and obstructed neuron that cannot complete
A sentence, a nuance, a rhyme.
I’ll write thy name on the blackboard of the sky
Fifty thousand times and more
If only, but only, you might reveal that name
Sacred, unspoken, mysterious
Name
And whisper it softly, oh so softly
In my ear...

Pretty please?


(Previously published in ArtsFusion, Dec 99 - Jan 00, Issue 17)
 
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  92.     

An Actor Prepared

An actor experiences
Other people’s lives
Through a metamorphosis of mind

Words sifted through a membrane of
Archetypal truth

Emotion held in space and time
And passed from body to body
Becoming real and imagined

On stages of humanity
Bound together
In the fabric draped from
Shoulder
to
loin

Footfalls on a distant planet
Three orbits from the sun.


(Previously published in Report From X-Star 10, Indelible Mark Publishing,2009)
 
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