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Jan.23.2011
Selected Poems by Wim Coleman Part I: Messages © by Wim Coleman, 2011 All rights reserved.   *                           Library Poem   I brought back the book: the one you said I had, the one I said I didn’t have, the one I accused you of checking out to someone else or letting disappear in the summitless stacks or letting slip into the well of...
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Jan.23.2011
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Jan.23.2011
Selected Poems by Wim Coleman Part III: Shaker Songs (Written for the novel Anna’s World, by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin) © by Wim Coleman, 2011 All rights reserved.   *               One and Two   Our God above is One and Two             (One and Two, One and Two); All pride renounce, all flesh subdue             (One and Two, One and Two...
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Jan.23.2011
SELECTED POEMS by Wim Coleman Part IV: Tarot Trumps © by Wim Coleman, 2011 All rights reserved.   *               Trump IV: The Emperor   King Solomon sits on his sceptered throne, obeyed and adored by his vassals of lore— but all that he does, he does all alone.   Once he was aided by jinn by the score who did his bidding by their wondrous art....
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Jan.23.2011
Selected Poems: by Wim Coleman Part V: Translations from Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s  Life Is a Dream © by Wim Coleman, 2011 All rights reserved. *   Lines 103 - 172   You heavens, I strive to learn why you must serve me so— what evil I have done against you by being born; and yet, and yet—my birth, I know, is crime enough to wholly...
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Jan.23.2011
Selected Poems: by Wim Coleman Part VI: What I See © by Wim Coleman, 2011 All rights reserved.   “For Monserrat” first published in SOL: English Writing in Mexico, July 2010     *                           On First Looking Into Fagles’ Homer               “What if you are a great soldier? That’s just a gift of god...