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Cactus Wren Grunge Art   Leave a comment

Bird WalkCactus Wren Grunge Art by kenne

Once in every lifetime
a little bird may come
alone and forgotten
knocked down by the sun.
Every man may choose
to turn and walk away
or take the bird into his hand
and bid him stay.

— from “I’m Strong But I Like Roses” by Ron McKuen

Southern Dogface Butterfly   1 comment

Southern Dogface-5720 art blogSouthern Dogface Butterfly — Computer Art by kenne

ALL OF ME IS MINE

If I’m still alone by now it’s by design
I only own myself, but all of me is mine.
But it’s hard sometimes when strangers
offer you a dime.
I only own myself, but all of is mine

If I still drink water when some folks drink wine
I only own myself, but all of me is mine.
Butt it’s hard when city windows dance
with candleshine
I only own myself, but all of me is mine.

The price you pay for sunshine
can sometimes be quite dear
when all you have to sell is youth
it’s hard to lose another year
my only forced submission
has been the rape of time.
I only own myself, but all of me is mine.

— Rod McKuen

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