Quatrain#110 Primus inter Pares Aeternum From that primeval depth the broth murmurs ‘Oh live and learn but not from these vapors. As to why life ascends upward seeking, Or for light eternal, first ride the hearse!’ benny Advertisements
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From the loam of ignoble earth grows fecund Green shoots bear no ill -will but are jocund: ‘We draw the liquid sunbeams from heaven And leave the sad old earth as it is found’. benny
Now the New Year rekindles Hope anew But Soul must her lexicon scan for you: There are no such vain phrases as new or old But Silence in which all speech fades from view.