Brush and Palette

A SONNET FOR MEMORY

Blake Van Orman

October 29, 2018

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Dissolved, Remained: the pact from breeze to breeze. (And being ranged from gold and gray alike.) Dissolve, Remain: a Moment’s keep; or seize The mind with thoughts, without a proper strike.   Upon the golden...

COUNTING UP / ON HUMAN UNDERSTANDING

Blake Van Orman

October 25, 2018

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Eleven moments - purely met On birth, on death - with eves between.   From one to ten, in conscious form, To grow to touch, or learn to see.   The time of yet’s and half-light truths, Enfold entire...

MIND THAT IS

Blake Van Orman

October 25, 2018

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Always the day, that makes the sick; Exacting folly past the palm Of night. Processed and strange the trick Through pain - the pain that’s out of sight.

RUINS

Blake Van Orman

October 24, 2018

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  Before the land’s estranged from ash, (Before the site, from here to there.). This mortal station, mantled stash, Collect of emptied corner booths,   Depresses my respects. A stand Of Time itself,...

NURSERY HOME / A LIFE SPUN UP

Blake Van Orman

October 23, 2018

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A life: O I survey, as might a poet, A cannon-shot of mindless creeds, Aboard the man’s misdriven deeds. (Unfit for Self and Soul.)  

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