Tag / Carl Dennis

More Reason

Though you may be a scribe in ancient Egypt Or a breeder of horses among the Persians, While I’m a dry-goods merchant in Peoria, Illinois, I’d like to believe we can sit and reason together.   Though you attended, with the flower of Athens, The first performance of the plays of Sophocles, While I observed […]


If I told you simply that the bed in the Baptist Hospital Last occupied by Cora Stokes is empty again, And the patient didn’t go home, you’d be likely Not to feel much interest.  So I’m adding here The news that she’s gone missing, that any tip On her whereabouts will be highly prized. Cora […]