Category Archives: Poetry

October 31st 1978

  When I was in the six grade, I spent the night with a classmate on Halloween night. Unlike my family that lived in a subdivision, Ronny’s family lived out in the country. We donned our dime-store costumes and headed … Continue reading

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‘Out of the abyss’

From a cosmic centrifuge the universe was formed. In the spray of a raging sea we stepped from the abyss. By the great crucible of fire precious metal was forged. Before the storm’s reprieve a spirited tempest is born. Through … Continue reading

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‘Joy is the key’

Somewhere in the world, a man that isn’t free; finds solace in his success. whatever it may be. He builds up an empire, in ways he can see. What he doesn’t realize is that joy is the key.

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‘Wishing well’

  The village wishing well accepted coins of all sizes and denominations. Any hopes and dreams fulfilled were completely unverifiable and mostly symbolic. Each offering filled up the water level a little more. Ironically, this left a little less space … Continue reading

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‘The lesson’

We all walk an uncertain path. From our first step, to the last. The ground has uneven stones and forks to be traveled alone. Low limbs can obscure the way. If we make bad choices we pay. The destination can … Continue reading

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‘A longer leash’ (is still a leash)

I’ve been accused of being ‘human’ in the most negative sense.  To this I’d state: “Aren’t we all?”  (That would be my defense.) Be responsible for your behavior. Anything less is pretense. No matter what others may say,  being ‘you’ … Continue reading

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‘Reflecting pool’

He gazed with awe and wonder  at a faint reflection in the stream. There below the rippled surface  was another ‘him’, it would seem.  Was the doppelgänger realm a lie  or did it perfectly mirror his own? For all he … Continue reading

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