Category Archive: Poetry

Poems by L.A. Steel

Mar 26 2020

SALISBURY CHURCH SIGN POEM by Kitty O’meara



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Mar 07 2019

LASTEELART



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Sep 13 2018

DEVIL’S BREATH A Video Poem About 9/11/01 And BLOOD RED A Video Poem Of Revolution



  Devil’s Breath was created several days after 9/11/2001. The backdrop was the first tribute ceremony in New York City to honor the 3000 lives lost by the attack on the World Trade Center. It was a terrible event in American History that changed the world and destroyed the Middle East and U.S relations ever …

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Jun 19 2018

Woody Guthrie Sings Against Donald Trump And His Racist Father “Old Man Trump” (VIDEOS)wOD

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Feb 27 2018

MAY FLOWERS, A MUSIC VIDEO BY L.A.STEEL

  I created this video in May of 2011.  I was inspired to capture on film the Spring beauty around me. This video was created from individual photographs of May Flowers that grew in my flower gardens that Spring, and the pink crab apple tree in my front yard, that always blossomed on my birthday …

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Jan 30 2018

L.A.Steel 2003 Interview with Hartford Catholic Worker Christopher Allen Doucot

This is the second part of a 2 part interview. The first part unfortunately is lost to history. This program was recorded shortly after Christopher had returned from Iraq in 2/2003, to secure visas and passports for Iraqis trying to escape from the threatened invasion, one month before the invasion of Iraq and the “Shock …

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Nov 07 2017

BEST LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES RECORDED FOR THE L.A.STEEL SHOW

This three volume musical video was a compilation created in 2006 for the L.A.Steel Show as a musical documentary featuring artists in their live festival performances.  Our interviews and recorded performances of indigenous flute player Joe Firecrow and blues artist Clarence Gatemouth Brown are very rare, and both passed away. Joe died early this year …

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Nov 02 2017

Lost Desire

How horrible  to all who wish to live, when the loss of all desire reaches into our souls, we can not deny its power, or our weakness to resist. It over shadowed someone today, a helpless young woman left delirious in her final hours fighting the demons of hopelessness ravaging her deteriorating mind and body. …

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Oct 27 2017

THE OTHER SIDE ( A Transcending Video)

Come with me to an alternate reality. The Other Side is a trans-dimensional  journey that expands the mind  to see the other side of this reality. L.A.Steel   Share

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Oct 26 2017

VIDEO POEMS BY L.A.STEEL

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Oct 26 2017

LOVE DANCERS (poetry and ballet video)

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Oct 25 2017

A Reading of My Book of Poems “Cantos of a Believer”

This video can also be viewed with the text, by going to Cantos of a Believer in the Header Menu of this website.   Share

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Oct 20 2017

TOM WAITS NEW DOCUMENTARY 2017 “TALES FROM A CRACKED JUKEBOX”

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Oct 12 2017

“A Better Place.” (Music video)

Musicians are the frontline soldiers of the world changing revolution now in progress. Artists, writers and all other activists are the second lines of the world wide revolutionary attack against the enemies of Humanity. Support all musicians, people around the world must hear the music of revolution, before they can see the vision or read …

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Sep 19 2017

WORLD WITHOUT REASON 2017

  In a world without reason chaos rules. The betrayal of all you are and represent  becomes scandal. No one can approach the light of fame without being blinded and burned. That I learned to sing and dance and play an instrument meant little to my development. I can sing a song , I can …

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Sep 17 2017

FIRST LINES OF HILLARY CLINTON’S NEW BOOK “WHAT HAPPENED”

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Sep 12 2017

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods and Fires (A Poem)

Hurricanes howl as I climb the highest tower to observe the sight and sounds of angels crashing.  The storm surge rises to historic heights as the damaged sea is without water. The great ocean of power and punishment against mankind and all living things  storms against the ancient shores of Elysium and Heaven but can …

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Apr 26 2017

HAPPY TRAILS TO EVERYONE

This is one of my favorite songs in the world. Leila and I would sing it each night with our guests, when we closed our FM radio show, on WQQQ103.3fm. Most Americans over 50 might remember this song,and Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.  Hope you enjoy it . I wish all of my readers Happy …

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Apr 17 2017

The Spring, A Poem By L.A.Steel

EASTER SUNDAY SERIES 5 2017

I wrote this poem in the Spring of 2001, and first published it in The Voice News Paper that  year and published it in my book of poems, Cantos of a Believer, displayed on this website, see the top menu. I wish the world a wonderful Spring. L.A. Steel     THE SPRING,     …

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Feb 24 2017

TRUMP @ CPAC 2017

I watched Donald Trump’s speech this morning and was amused by him as I usually am during his live speeches.  No matter what anyone says about him, he does get his message across, for example when he says ,”We want them the hell out of here!” Trump was in his element at CPAC, these were …

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Dec 04 2016

A Transcending Rose

No other flower portrays the passion of the heart. A rose is protected by thorns. A Transcending Rose is a spirit ascending, to the highest heights of Heaven.   L.A. Steel Share

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May 15 2016

2016 Winning Song of the Euro Vision Song Contest, video-Jamala-1944 (Ukraine)

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Apr 12 2016

A HARD APRIL FOR CROCUSES AND DAFFODILS

    Crocuses and daffodils are having a hard April. The early frost and late snow stunted their growth. Yellow and white rows of waving daffodils do not adorn my garden this year.   As I looked at the snow on rows of unbloomed flowers I noticed three white and two yellow daffodils and one white …

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Mar 13 2016

HOMELESS IN A BMW (a poem)

    I parked on River Road, overlooking the water, It was night, the river was flowing under the recent snowfall. I slept in a quilt, under my closed skylight.   I listened to rock and. roll on the radio. The full moon showed blindingly through my windshield, reflecting against the silver hood.   L.A. Steel …

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Feb 18 2016

NIKKI HALEY AND MARCO RUBIO WERE SITTING IN A TREE

  NIKKI  AND MARCO WERE SITTING IN A TREE, WHEN NIKKI SAID,”‘ I LOVE YOU MARCO”, MARCO REPLIED, ” WHO ME?” NIKKI KISSED HIS CHEEK AND TOOK A SELFIE OF THE TWO, AS MARCO KISSED HIS PICTURE HE  SAID,”I LOVE YOU !” THEN  NIKKI  ASKED,” YOU LOVE ME?” MARCO REPLIED, “NO, I LOVE ME.” THEN, NIKKI PUSHED …

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Feb 17 2016

Mourning Conservative Saint Anthony Scalia

    GOD BLESS AMERICA! SCALIA IS FINALLY GONE, AND CAN NEVER DO ANYMORE HARM, TO ANYONE.   L.A. Steel Independent Presidential Write In Candidate, 2016   Share

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Feb 07 2016

SUPER BOWL 50 WITH, OR WITHOUT, WINGS

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Feb 05 2016

SNOWFALL (a poem and photograph)

    Snow fall in February is familiar, but still beautiful to watch from a warm room. The gray, dawn, snow, falls upon barren trees. It has been a light, snow year, unlike any in recent memory. The snow has finally arrived, light, white and wonderful.   L.A. Steel             …

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Jan 30 2016

When The Revolution Begins

  When the revolution begins, there will be no compassion for the wealthy, who horde their millions, while billions of people starve, walking streets for a place to sleep, somewhere out of the rain, snow, or heat.   Billions of poor, sick, hurt, and numb from pain, are relieved by God, death, liquor, or heroin; while …

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Jan 29 2016

CROSSING THE LINE (A POEM)

      When does someone cross the line in a conversation or a public statement? I have crossed so many lines I have become blind to them.  Lies and lines dissolve when truth is told. Old and young men run away , frightened of what I say, frightened that their ears may sting and …

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Jan 25 2016

The L.A.Steel Full Employment Bill 2016

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Jan 12 2016

I AM (a poem)

          I AM, said he who is in me, the one who walks and talks, the one who lives and breathes.   I AM, said I , who is me and he the one who speaks the words I write, the one who speaks to me.   I AM him and …

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Jan 06 2016

I NEVER KNEW YOUR NAME (A POEM)

  I Never Knew Your Name      (written in 1996)   I met you in the silence as we spoke in whispers wondering our next reply.   The unearthed medallion showed its magic as your vision appeared.   You were the wonder in my trance like stare of hallucinogenic love.   Seldom in the …

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Jan 02 2016

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMEN

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Dec 15 2015

THE WORLD (a poem)

  The World   This world is one of a trillion stars. I wonder where we really are?   L.A. Steel Share

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Dec 15 2015

TWO MUST READ BOOK REVIEWS OF L.A.STEEL’S BOOK

Most Helpful Customer Reviews 5 Stars Plus… By H.P. Albarelli Jr. on April 15, 2010 Format: Paperback Verified Purchase A few weeks ago, I received a call from L.A. Steel, a man I knew nothing about. L.A. told me he wanted to interview me on his radio show about my book, A TERRIBLE MISTAKE: The Murder of Frank …

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Nov 21 2015

Throwing Out Old Suits and Ties and Things

OLD SUITS AND TIES AND THINGS

  I’ve been throwing out things all day, now I’m nearly done. I threw out everything I never want to see again. I was hanging on to clothes and books and outdated ties,(I haven’t worn a tie since 1994) ties are phallic symbols, I had a lot of ties. I’m glad those tie days are …

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Nov 06 2015

FIERCE WINDS

    I hear the wind howl,and roar, through forests and fields. I turn away from the wind’s fierce resistance. I can not move forward, unless I turn into the wind. I feel the fierce wind blowing against me, and imagine I am a great tree , that refuses to die, break or bend.   …

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Nov 05 2015

RECLUSIVE

Reclusive   I am somewhere between wonder and reason, laughing at the sunshine and the blue sky of this morning, thankful I can enjoy them.   All creators create their creations by hearing them or seeing them, and receiving them, from the divine mind, that navigates the winds of time.   L.A. Steel Share

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Nov 04 2015

THE MENACE IN THE MIND, A PROSE POEM

MY SPACE MASK

          It is apparent to me, that over the last two decades of producing radio and television as well as writing and creating my art and photography, I have moved my expectations of my goals, and my art, to levels I only imagined I could achieve, to an audience so receptive …

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Oct 29 2015

LIQUID THOUGHT 2005 REVISITED

LIQUID THOUGHT  10/27/05 In the sequenced hours of liquid thought all rise against the powers of political intent.All rise to peer through the lattice work of lies, in the sunlight and darkness of mixed dreams. In the dens of delusion the gilded garter adorns the supple thigh, as a drunken kiss from lipsticked lips. Faces …

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Oct 22 2015

IMPRISONED 2008 REVISITED

IMPRISONED, 10/27/08 Within the boundaries of the physical world the three dimensional limits bind the human spirit. The spirit breathes with rhythmic motion and listens to earth bound sounds. It is a prisoner of memory, fear and forgetfulness. The stars move subtly to dazzle the observer of the night sky. Bathed in mist and moonlight …

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Oct 08 2015

A friend passed away the other day

My friend passed away the other day, without saying goodbye to anyone. No one knew she was ill. She died in her sleep. I knew her for years. I remember her smile,and voice, and the way she dressed, in consignment shop dresses, hats, vintage rings and necklaces. She was unique as her style and bold …

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Sep 04 2015

THE NEW “ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF L.A.STEEL” WEBSITE

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Aug 31 2015

CANTOS OF A BELIEVER , Selected Poems By L.A.Steel 1997-2004

    CANTOS OF A BELIEVER,   1997 I stood on an open balcony overlooking a wintry lake as the icy evening summoned the advance of darkness. I had forgotten the goodness of friends and shelter of safe homes. I had forgotten the ability to cope without the liquid or smoke. I was my dream, …

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Aug 18 2015

IT ISN’T NEW

  It isn’t new to think  about you. I thought about us as I viewed a video remembering how perfect you are. Are you now in the cold waters of the sea, cautious of the current and yet remembering me. Silver is the color of the cresting wave, as you slide under it and its …

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Aug 17 2015

Thinking of you

I thought of you today, when the sunlight in the window shone through. “You were destined to meet.” said the Oracle of Delphi. She sang to me in the sun filled room, as I entered her delirium, and altered my destiny.   L.A.  Steel   Share

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Aug 01 2015

THE SPIRIT OF CECIL THE LION

cecil's spirit walks

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Jul 31 2015

BEFORE THE UNIVERSE

              I existed before the Universe. I was alive and well, and I am alive and well now. How different is my back view from my front view? How incomplete am I from a side view of me. Somewhere in another universe I exist at least twice, and again …

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