Song of the Rose – With Audio

Song of the Rose – With Audio

Song of the Rose by MacKenzie & Hall https://mackenzielyricpoetry.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/MacKenzie-and-Hall-Song-of-the-Rose-MP3.mp3 The rose awakens ere the sky Has wakened to the sun; And we, my one true love and I, Awaken with a tender sigh, To love...
The Widening Day

The Widening Day

Poem for the Second Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump   Where shall they hide now, the merchants of death, Who cloaked our eyes and robbed our throats of voice, Who muzzled minds and sought to gag our breath, Who in the blood of innocents rejoice? To whom...
Tower of Ivory

Tower of Ivory

Vierge à l’enfant, Ivoire. Louvre, Paris. c. 1260-1270 ad What curve, what contrapposto, shift of weight, Recalls the tusk from which some Gothic hand Had carved the Paris Virgin holding straight My King enthroned upon an ivory stand!   What smiles, no...
Love’s Inquest

Love’s Inquest

O let us not make inquest of our love, Of how we came to be, or whence, or why, Nor make interrogation of the sky That bound us by a dictate from above.   Each hand of ours befits the other’s glove, And we, unmindful of these years that fly, Let reasons rest...