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Krummes Holz gibt auch gerades Feuer    
Crooked logs make straight fires [Work with what you have.]
Downcast eyes scan; the larger fear’s in deeds.
Germany thrives on the allied dollar 
having culled the herd; they bank euro collared.
I, remnant of the tribe of David, take heed. 
Full, again, of pride, the German strides
bold as brass across the pristine Alpine
scene, offering migrant shelter in line
with its own future needs as need coincides.
Who will be the tinder, the next confined
and the fly to the spider’s gruesome tale.
Prominence ignites dominance, the grail
binds with the golden eagle enshrined; it blinds,
yet, how few the choices, the wretched wail;
the tempted homeless yearn within the gale.

Published by Page & Spine 2016

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 2/17/2018 3:07:00 PM
So much in so few words are the line "tempted homeless yearn within the gale."
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Date: 4/29/2017 2:55:00 PM
Debbie Well done A 7
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Date: 4/29/2017 3:33:00 PM
Thanks Darlene!
Date: 4/24/2017 12:40:00 PM
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Date: 4/24/2017 3:24:00 PM
Thank you Amy!!
Date: 4/21/2017 9:31:00 PM
Oh yeah also, WOW!
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Date: 4/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
Maurice how wonderful to hear from you! HOW ARE YOU?
Date: 4/21/2017 9:30:00 PM
Debbie this is so far beyond the best of poetry I am speechless. Brilliant. Writing at its best. A Huge fav. Lots Of Love, always, armand.
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Date: 4/21/2017 1:07:00 PM
Excellent, Debbie, full of the history of humanity. Questions of how much are we our brother's and sister's keepers, or should we be their masters? I'm reminded, also, of the fundamentalism that arises from defeat - the Christian type in the American south after the Civil War, radical Islam in several beaten-down areas of the world, lacking in hope, Naziism in post World War I Germany....
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Date: 4/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
Thanks Doug!
Date: 4/20/2017 10:30:00 AM
My friend, congrats on this deep and fine sonnet being published!! Always in awe of the depth, scope and majestic language you use in your poetry.. Thanks for you consistent, generous and great support of this old , tired and very forgetful poet.. A FAV....
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Date: 4/18/2017 4:53:00 PM
Hi Debbie, very interesting lovely write:)) hugs from Ireland going your way
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Date: 4/18/2017 7:24:00 PM
Oh I love Ireland! hugs going your way too!
Date: 4/11/2017 3:14:00 PM
Thank you taai, I think we are afraid of the homeless because WE are afraid of being in their shoes. Light & Love
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