INDEX

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Title Page

Toward The Flight Of Ideas

Acropolis

Bring Me Poems

The Bearers Of Being

Figures Of Speech

A Tale Of Two Cities

Threshold Of Awe 

Everything And Nothing 

Of Seasons And Titans

Finish Work 

The Shields Of Marathon

Hollywood

Outside Saint Mark’s Basilica

Zhivago

Young Men And Chocolate

The Reckoning

   

SONGS OF FATE AND DESTINY

 

Of Seasons And Titans

Thinking Of Camus

The Shields Of Marathon

The Athenian Fleet Is Defeated, 413 BC

Mysterious Ways

Harper’s Ferry September 15, 1862

Beneath The Mask

Lenin’s Torment

Everything And Nothing

More To Come

Library of Alexandria, 48 BC

Evening News, Commentary

To Dance With The Devil

A Tale Of Two Cities

Brilliant Dreamer

 

IN PRAISE OF POETS AND POETRY

 

To A Poet Not Yet Writing

Threshold Of Awe

Toward The Flight Of Ideas

Finish Work

Hollywood

Zhivago

The Greek Poet

Who Is There?

Song Of The Seekers

Fleeting Inspiration

Integration / Reformation

The Symphony Of Thought

Some Of Its Parts

Phidias

Opening Lines

Detour

The Muse

The Artist Dreams

Art

Little Things Have Moved Me

Meditation On Essence and Being

The Ride

The Tale Of The Ox

 

SONGS OF LOVE AND DEVOTION

 

Valentine’s Day

Young Men And Chocolate

Tears Of Joy

Timeless Beauty

The First Visit

Mother,

Image Of Human The Gentle

Farewell To Wheeler Canyon

Naked Love

Still Life In The Sinai    

Zhivago

Assumption

Outside Saint Mark’s Basilica

Threading The Needle

Kaleidoscope

On Becoming

Richard

America

A Prayer

 

SONGS OF THE HEALERS

 

The Obituary Of Doctor Morgan

The Healers

The Black Bag

Zhivago

Farewell From A Country Doctor

One Night In The ER

REPORT FROM THE HEARTLAND

 

TALES AND MUSINGS

 

The Tortoise And The Hare

The Jackpot

A Question Of Values

Epitaph Near The Changing Of The Guard

Double Helix

Pandora’s Box

Betsy Byrne

Triptych

The Muse

Kaleidoscope

 

SONGS OF ALIENATION 

   

Who Is There?

Zhivago

The Reckoning

Out Of Town

Critical Mass

I Thought I Saw Myself

Inscription At The Reunion

 

SONGS OF LOSS

 

The First Visit

Mother

The Obituary Of Doctor Morgan

Passage

The Visitation

Climbing Iron Mountain

 

PLAYING WITH FIRE

 

To Dance With The Devil

More To Come

A Tale Of Two Cities

Thinking Of Camus

On Becoming Zhivago

 

THE DEPTHS OF HORROR

 

Eichmann’s Ashes

Balkan Mourning

Frau Goebbels

The Price Of Freedom