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ACH 101 Instructor: Courtney Drew Assignment: Creative Expressions Pascal, Thomas H. Inside The Maze A Reactionary Piece Thomas Pascal The tortures and pleasures of Latter years Flow by in the caverns of A soul of similes That which takes detailed Savory morsels Of Faces Places Hearstrings already strum The bigger things And the picture on the wall That reminds him of his mother’s gaze as she warms his frostbitten hands As they walk together through The frozen sunlight Guiding the leaf’s descent D O
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ACH 101 Instructor: Courtney Drew Assignment: Creative Expressions Pascal, Thomas H. W N To the embracing earth Where he can find Bits of beauty Left over From his tattered notions His questions Wounded in that Eternal war The geometry of his sensibility lacks order Yet there is something Some oddity That makes the world spin To him His clouds In the same place as the Pain scratched out on the wood post beside the long road to home Joy emblazoned in gold leaf inside the silvered locket which mother gave son as a memento
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Unformatted text preview: Of Time Laughter embroidered into the velveteen cloaks of those high-up court jesters whom the pages of some friend or another Brought to play ACH 101 Instructor: Courtney Drew Assignment: Creative Expressions Pascal, Thomas H. For the invisible rulers Of his conscious Curiosity peers into the stained coffee mugs At the tissue-paper-Post-its At the nick marks left on the door post Dates like nothingness Except flares On the road To another “Vacancy-Kids eat free” Check-in at 11 The big matronly one at the counter says The soft linens Tempt one To sit alone Rest Rejuvanate And toil over The bigger things The ones we are made Blind to Until we find the flashlight ACH 101 Instructor: Courtney Drew Assignment: Creative Expressions Pascal, Thomas H. In the weathered shed Just beyond the rolling hill In front of The whitewashed fence...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ACH 101 taught by Professor Courtney during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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