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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,diggingwhat would be the best of times,cannot help but leave behind thema restlessness unchanging as bef...
Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombedeight round, ten longFor his design, the strengthened forestcapriciously outgrew them all...
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.To create disorderhe must stop and settle down.
Description: Put aside anything so futileAll that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
Description: No one will tellNo one would dare to put in printthe Secret Knowledge.That word of mouth is frozen deepand all Report is still
Description: The river told them how to make the mapandLegends later flocked the shore
Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it betterthan Judy Garland singing. . . why, oh why, can't I
Description: The boss says —The center is —Good workmen then served two mastersOne a man, the other a craftA fine-edged tool biting life-long in...
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Description: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: New land cut out by real imaginary linesbased in older spirit courseslay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet
Description: An unhappy majoritysome of whom voted for frivolous reasonsreflected the north/south splitIn their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...
Description: The monument is nowThe place is ripe for building a roll-callof seekers out of the earthFor each, his glory is the doingand his dre...
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know
Description: Star of our Jesus, so extra brightMake me a country child just for tonightBur Grinnerung an dieJubiläumsfeier der Freien Gemeinde von Sauf...
Description: In the letter was the hope that you were wellFor shorter hoursA newer coatAnd Grace when there was any Grace to tell
Description: That cottage all with melting roses —It was such fun to think ahead of it,to condition all that air with smokesudsand pick the mud out of o...
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