Gedichten

To my Valentine

  More than a catbird hates a cat, Or a criminal hates a clue, Or the Axis hates the United States, That’s how much I love you.   I love you more than a duck...

The Party

And that’s how it is; everyone standing up from the big silence of the table with their glasses of certainty and plates of forgiveness and walking into the purple kitchen; everyone leaning away from the...

Giving up Smoking

There’s not a Shakespeare sonnet Or a Beethoven quartet That’s easier to like than you Or harder to forget.   You think that sounds extravagant? I haven’t finished yet- I like you more than I...

New Every Morning

  Every day is a fresh beginning, Listen my soul to the glad refrain. And, spite of old sorrows And older sinning, Troubles forecasted And possible pain, Take heart with the day and begin again....