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Web of Love

Now I see it all too well … you cast me in a spellYou weaved a web of love around me.Into your arms I fell … and from what I can tellI’m at the bottom of your wishing well. There’s no escaping you … I’ve fallen in your trapI’m lost in love … and I […]

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Gates of Heaven

Well, I told the Lord my trouble and He heard meSeems He knew it all the while but wouldn’t sayTill I told Him that I needed someone like youAnd to send an angel to me right away. So He sent me down an angel from HeavenTo fill my life with lots of love and laughter.She […]

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Paralyzed

You’re all the world to me … it’s only you I seeMy love for you is all I want to feel.When I look into your eyes … I get hypnotizedAnd paralyzed from head down to my heel. Paralyzed by love … like lightning from aboveYou did something to my heart right from the start.I’ve been […]

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Dream Girl

Hold me in your armsLet me feel your charms.Keep me in your heartAnd never drift apart. Hold me tight and close to youIt’s what I want and need to do.In your arms I want to beFeeling loved so tenderly. I’ll never ever let you goOr to loving you, say no.You’ll always be a part of […]

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Imagine This

Yes, my darling, it is so trueI can only imagine how good I will feelWhen I walk down the aisle with youAnd our vows of love become real. I can only imagine a Heaven aboveWhen before the Judge we standMaking our solemn vows of loveAnd putting a ring on your hand. I can only imagine […]

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Hart Island

New York City owns an isle of shameWhere the dead are buried without a namePrisoners stack coffins six feet deepAs politicians watch and poor folks weep. For shame they call the island HartAnd from the morgue dead bodies cartFor shame they pile the coffins highAs if from Plague New Yorkers die. Not far away from […]

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Green Burial

When comes the day for me to dieAnd in some distant graveyard lieMight not you hear this poem readAs earth is shoveled o’er my head. While gently lowered into the groundAnd to eternity surely boundMight not aloud this poem be readTo all with ears, alive or dead. If ears you have for an old man’s […]

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License to Marry

                  LICENSE TO MARRY No marriage license for me, he saidShe sighed and replied, then we cannot wedWhy not, he inquired and then asked her once moreIs it illegal to marry the one you adore? You know very well why a license we needIt’s required for civil ceremonies to proceedNo judge or priest will a […]

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Free Poetry

Should prose and poetry you love to readThen might this rhyming verse succeed.If in style and substance it should appealThen happy I’ll be to more verses reveal. To be truly free poetry, it is bound to be free.How true this is should be plain to see.It can’t be shackled with charge or profitNor expectation of […]

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Skull and Bones

O, come on into the woods with meAnd I’ll show you where soon my body shall beWhen under a canopy of branch and leafYour laughter will change to sorrow and grief. Walk down the wooded path with meThrough grasses and bushes past the Evergreen treeSee yonder mound of sticks and stonesWell, underneath will be resting […]