Phoenix: A poem for Susan by Charlotte Koons

January 21, 2008 at 6:04 am Leave a comment

PHOENIX

Last year, Susan gifted me
With a ribboned Firebird
Neck stretching out, eyes that move.
Somehow, I knew it was meant to be
Her symbol ~
PHOENIX.
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Launching skyward in righteous belief
Then spiraling down,
Into searing flames of grief,
To somehow recreate itself
Again and again,
Anew ~
PHOENIX
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So let us now be true
To Susan’s symbol ~
PHOENIX.
And, when in despair
Of the endless scourge of war
Fly fearlessly,
Above desolation’s all consuming fires,
Into the darkened skies of crisis.
Soaring on the sheltering wings of Isis,
WE WILL BE Susan’s beloved ~
PHOENIX
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(c) and thanks to Charlotte Koons 1/20/2008
A Tribute to Susan Blake

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Calendar

***2017***

Fri. June 2
8pm
John Myles
Walter Sargent
PLUS
Open Time.
*
Fri, May 7
8pm
George Mann
PLUS
Open Mic
*
Fri. April 7
8pm
Ken "The Rocket" Korb
and Jesse Pagano (blues)
PLUS
Open Mic
*
Fri. March 3rd
8pm
PS Coffeehouse
Pete Mancini,
Gary Ivan,
Open Mic
**
Fri. Feb 3rd
8pm
PS Coffeehouse
Eli Maniscalco
and
Tom Ryan
**
January 2017
PS Coffeehouse
Jazz with Jimi Durso and
Billionaire Brian
**
December 2016
Fri. December 2, 2016
Keith Simmons; Beaumont Tamchin; and Andy Greenhouse
**
November 2016
Fri, November 4,, 2016
8pm
Bob Westcott and Dud Music
**

The PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse is the first Friday of the month, from October to June.

Public Access TV

PeaceSmiths Monthly Coffeehouse and Monthly Forum can sometimes be seen on Public Access TV on the Woodbury Cable system channel 20 on the following shows:

Church of Comedy

Harmony Rising

Banner Photo

The banner photo is PeaceSmiths friends and banner in Washington, D.C. for a peace march on January 27, 2007. Susan is waving on the left, above the "e". Photo copyright Merly Thinanyi of Thihanyi Photography in Valley Stream.


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