Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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Diana’s Quatrain

i   My, Oh My! Oh my! What a sight. I saw her again. I saw her last night.   She lit up the air In her radiant white. My, Oh My! The goddess of light.   Always, on toward; Somewhere, but forward. Onward, endured, The mantel of Right.   Steadfast, assured; Implacably froward; Fast […] Continue reading

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Sojourner

~ Brother, O Brother hast thou seen our Mother? O Brother, Dear Brother is our Mother still here?   No Sir,  Dear Brother, gone is our Mother our Mother hast gone off she’s gone off somewhere.   Brother, Dear Brother I’m off to another. I’m off to out yonder, off to some other, some place […] Continue reading

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Whitman’s Hymn

….the song of me rising from bed and meeting the sun.  (Walt Whitman)   ~ And where are you now my frolicsome friend, under my boot-heels     in grass?   I know.  You said. You’d always be there, in the leaf of a page,     turning fast.   Teaching while turning, coy-fully punning; […] Continue reading

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The Horse’s Tale

a New Mexico fabliau, on Chauceran scale…..   ~ This is a tale with two separate endings. It’s in media res where our story’s beginning, for where does a story really begin, but after the facts are recounted again.   Life’s like a stream — it flows and it surges, before it then changes; and […] Continue reading

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