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Midnight Poem, March 5, 2015

Something wakes me without sounding Nothing stirs, I hear my breath I look out my bedroom window Into darkness, into death. ‘ Yet I move the blanket over Shiver with the morning cold Once more I look through my window … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, December 15, 2014

    Christmas Eve   Christmas is night dark and silent. The silence in the stable then the darkness broken by a flickering torch. The silence now in the suburban streets the darkness broken by twinkling, electric lights Every car … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Poetry

Some of my friends don’t like poetry. These guys are neither dull nor unsophisticated. They read widely, some of them, and I find their tastes in prose pretty comparable to my own. More than once I have tried a book … Continue reading

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Morning Poem #2, November 8, 2014

TRUTH AND FACT The experts and reporters May get it right today But tomorrow brings a thousand facts That blow it all away. The poets, on the other hand May seem, at first, obscure But one must work to understand … Continue reading

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Fall Back

Is there any way we could work this so we’d get an extra hour of sleep every night?

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winter cancelled – full article

In a joint federal-state policy issued this afternoon, it was announced that winter in West Virginia will be cancelled for 2015.  “I don’t want people thinking there aren’t going to be problems and glitches with this,” said Walt Davis, who … Continue reading

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Looking For The Red Notebook

I know that somewhere in this house there is a red notebook.  It has thick, unlined pages with deckle edges.  I bought it more than twenty years ago, when the boys were just babies.  In that book are poems that … Continue reading

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Here’s What I’m Thinking

It’s been great fun putting up poems  and prose paragraphs day after day.  It’s a lot more fun when I get good feedback – “likes” and comments.  I guess this whole blogging game is a bit too random to expect … Continue reading

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Beach Music

    September And the beach is still warm But no longer crowded. After a day in the sun We dress – shirt and slacks for me A long, silk dress for her And walk to the harbor for dinner. … Continue reading

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Confidence

Confidence What would confidence do for you? What if you were sure that your ideas were good ones? That they were not the same, old things That everyone already knows?   What if all that thinking All that reading All … Continue reading

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