The Neglected English Composer

When it comes to creatures, we must be

flawed in much the same way.  Or we are

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entirely alien to each other.  Stars are

blotted out of our vision—by the very man-

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made devices designed to propel us

to that great expansive space

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of universal oblivion—but they are silent

there expecting to be noticed.  Still there is so little

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that endures, an echo from the E. J. Moeran rhapsody,

“In the Mountain Country,” sings to you

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from an open window of a building labeled NO

TREASPASSING over the cracked pane of glass,

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leading you to accept rejection as a component

of beauty, while “Lonely Waters” begins

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to play.  When we lay our thoughts to rest

we forget we even bothered to have

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them.  Where is that love so grand it changes

the whole game?  We are just keeping

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ourselves from it because it doesn’t fit

with these ill formed sensibilities

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making it.  There is little sense to make

of it.  Indeed, we are senseless to the sufferings

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of the songs.  Songs whose lyrics can only be heard

in the soul calling out to any beautiful thing

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to enchant us with wide space in the endless

horizon where the stars spend their time waiting.

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What I Gotta Do

Just kiss me where it’s sore, please,

make it better.  Will it

even do anything at all?  I have always

one foot on the ground, but I have in my mind

all of these words

which break my heart.  Suppose I never ever let

you take me in as your pet, so these bars

were never built up around me.  Yes,

of course, it will get better.  I get lost

in my mind with all of these promises

for music, and the beauty

which couldn’t exist.  They are just

imaginary moments of angels.  Don’t say

you love me how I am. Clearly, your mold

of any ideal can never comprehend me.  No

tame flattering persona, here, sorry to let

you down, but all you got was me, and that’s all

I can be, begging on bended knee.

Definition Truth

v.t.  1.  subjective;

constant changing 2. human

abstraction~abstraksie~

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No daddy

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I am all that I am

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Learning the Meaning of Her Name

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So mote it be

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