Should I play

Should I Play…

Should I play beggar at the door
for your favor’s condescension?
Pretend to “virtues” I abhor
for a snatch of consolation?

Should the heavens cease their turning,
the stars forever dowse their light,
God repent his ancient yearning
and banish man as his delight?

11/11/02

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About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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