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  1. And Then Some (More)

    Praying Mantis

    I saw one once
    when I was a child
    on top of a retaining wall
    outside our country house
    one summer day

    It would have been easy to catch, I thought
    but I didn't try to catch it

    I just looked at it
    a long while
    a little frightened of it
    and then called my father over

    He told me what it was
    the wondrous name

    Updated 11-22-19 at 11:27 AM by Angel

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  2. And Then Some

    The Flies
    After William Blake

    I love you little guys,
    My lowly little houseflies—
    the life in you,
    the life in me
    Touches on the one great mystery

    How clever the idea and wise
    To couch a mystery in such a guise—
    the life in you
    the life in me
    Converges on eternity

    Take wing, my scrappy kitchen flies,
    Take wing!

    Updated 11-14-19 at 01:05 PM by Angel

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  3. Next To Last Things

    On the Uptown 6

    Always one's sense of humanity—

    on a NYC local train

    until it passes beyond the midtown express stations

    the hub stations where many get off

    and every car jam-packed with people of every description

    and most of them strangers

    all heading in the same direction for ten or twenty minutes


    Updated 09-13-19 at 03:07 PM by Angel

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  4. Tip Jar Redux

    Continued from:

    Pharisees on Hollywood and Vine

    So the other day I run into this Old Yank Boomer I know, nice guy, always liked him,

    and he gets his panties in a twist about a movie I said I liked—

    I mean, he's having a calf over this, making a scene right there on the street in broad daylight!

    Updated 09-13-19 at 05:08 PM by Angel

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  5. On the Way to the Forum 6

    Continued from

    Who is the third who walks always beside you?
    When I count, there are only you and I together
    But when I look ahead up the white road
    There is always another one walking beside you
    Gliding wrapt in a brown mantle, hooded
    I do not know whether a man or a woman

    Updated 09-15-19 at 04:24 PM by Angel

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