If I Could Leave One Legacy ( after Emily Dickinson )
If I could leave one legacy for future generations - I would alter each destiny with available education; That decisions stem from facts viably based in reason verses illiterate frustration in politics and religion
If I could leave one legacy for future generations I would introduce the poetry of every Holy compilation That thorough wisdom be gained from an ancient form of art verses inaccurate translations ...
A Miracle for Breakfast ( Sestina, After Elizabeth Bishop )
The pot-belly stove was sultry with warmth its iron-embered eyes dissipating as we dressed in our old country kitchen bleakly confined on that cold winter morn; our stomachs rumbled as gangs from dire lack our fieriness made frigid by icy drafts
Sly wooden cracks coerced the drafts seducing the last of our warmth; bare cupboards creaked with bitter lack their miserly contents dissipating; hope worked despite that wintry morn miracles in our old country kitchen