Category: Poems

Fare Thee Well

Where I cannot, you have gone. You’ll not come smiling back at dawn, However long I linger here. But night will pass, and I will see The sun and morning on the trees And know, though gone, you are yet near. Now my own path...

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Al Fondo del Pacífico

Al fondo del Pacífico Se encuentra lo perdido. Se encuentra lo desusado, Lo mal aprovechado. No hay recogido Del fondo del Pacífico, Solo una eternidad De descanso involuntario. st, 09/2009 Driving down the Santa Cruz coast...

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Our Mother Sat to Rest

Our mother sat to rest back down the way. We knew not, as she bid her shadow stay With us awhile. It was at noonday, bright With sun, when she complained of waning light, We grasped her arm and found a slack and thin Ethereal...

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Priorities

I thought when first I held in store A silent, guarded bit of me That at last conquered your will, I was a child in fear of men. You, who vows like medals wore, To whom committal came so free, Were a woman — while I was...

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Submission

Come, Lay your head against my breast. Await the coming of your rest. st, about 2004 Falls Church ___________________ © 2016, R.S. Adamcik adamcikb@pobox.com  

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Home Again

How long the journey, How short the road, To have found my destination Behind the door I closed As I was leaving. st, +/- 2004 Otsego ___________________ © 2016, R.S. Adamcik adamcikb@pobox.com...

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Distance

Advanced prestidigitation’s Technological creations Make for quite a nice deception. While having made a long career Of deftly turning there to here, We’ve allowed for an exception: That mechanical advancements...

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The Power of Night

The power of night Lies in universality. Darkness is darkness, And not seeing is Sometimes forgetting That a Chilean countryside Is not a Texas prairie, That the world at thirty Is not the world at seventeen. st, 1980 Talca...

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Despedida

Si el camino se hace al caminar, El que sigo al despedirme de tí Será camino inútil, Sin dirección, Sin destinación. Me llevará vagueando en el desierto Buscando el traguito mas pequeño Para aliviarme la sed. Me llevará al norte...

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To sleeping Mother….

When in your prolonged twilight Will the beckoning rest of death Entice more than the mystery Of your life’s next happening? Will you one day lie to sleep And, in its sheltering mantle, Choose some earlier dream over the...

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