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Eugene Levich Poems
Souls I wonder if monkeys have souls. Their DNA and ours are almost identical—by 95 percent!
The Great Blue Heron
How majestic, how proud, how elegant Is the Great Blue Heron If one believed in God One would see His impressive creation.
Who Is BRI? ... Written At 6 AM In A Din...
Who is BRI... That all the Brains commend him? (Sorry Shakespeare... Willy!)
Sometime in the future the Sun will explode and destroy the Earth. What then will this poem be worth... Or anything else for that matter?
To Paint the Portrait of a Bird... by Ja...
First paint a cage With an open door Then paint Something pretty
Oh, how wonderful it must be To wing like that Pelican o’er the sea! What shall we name it, I ask my wife. “Ulysses” she says, “or Penelope.”
Considering Two Spanish Poets - Written...
'All of life is but a dream And dreams are but dreams! ' 'Life is a frenzy... A shadow, a fiction, an illusion...'
Tragedy and Comedy
Tragedy and Comedy So intertwined! We are born to die That is the tragedy
The Question of the Metaphysical Squirre...
Squirrel high up on a leafy tree A hunter below heard the squirrel call And he circled the tree clockwise To shoot the squirrel and make it fall
"Whenever you meet a contradiction You must make a fine distinction." No two conflicting statements can be true! The Medieval Scholastics made this observation.
I seem to attract women who are crazy! I wonder why that should be! Is it because they see in me Some comforting rationality—
Ah! Italia Land of Vino Gina Lollobrigida Sunshine
A Thousand Poems- (In Honor of Sandra Fe...
Often As I watch the news Or read history I'm sickened by Human
The Blue-Winged Teals are gone; They winged north at the first long sullen heat. I loved them for their calm.
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I wonder if monkeys have souls.
Their DNA and ours are almost identical—by 95 percent!
Some say ninety-eight!
Deoxyribonucleic acid is neither charade nor pretense
Do monkeys wonder if we have souls?
And if monkeys do have souls, what about
Ranger—my wonderful childhood canine brother?
‘Cause he seemed often more human than people
And displayed more brains than many.
Dogs enjoy a heavenly patron—Saint Roch
Who died in 1327—
Wouldn't he lead all the good dogs in?
If my soul does enter heaven-
As unlikely a ...