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A Happy Ending

It had already been a long day. A case I thought I had settled blew up again.  My star witness gave a statement to the defense.  I don’t know why and everybody in the office seemed to blame me for … Continue reading

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Afternoon Post, August 23, 2020

The law was here an hour or two ago.  Wantin’ to know about that car that’s been parked over there by them trees. Been there for days.  I didn’t know how it got there, I told them.  They asked if … Continue reading

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Poem, July 12, 2020

. On sunny summer days I travel in time With the music on the breeze And the light on the slow clouds (Always backward, I know no future) To steep riverbanks and wet stones Where I stood with the rope … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 24, 2020

. If I could seize a day I would capture this one With its gigantic white clouds Drifting in the sun And no clock ticking . And in the afternoon a breeze A faint taste of heaven That wakens memory … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 17, 2020

. The silent bird in the silent dawn Lights on the limb that sways There is no scarlet and no blue No Cardinal or Jay I look for sunlight, hope for truth Some good thing I could say But the … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 13, 2020

. Let me think now of all I forgot to do There were things, I know, that I meant to say And give to other people My friends from long ago Slipped away without my last gift to them Without … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 12, 2020

. Look at the leaves All damp with dew Sparkling in the morning light Branches lift like blessing All calm now, all is bright . The telephone wires They sag and rock Like cradles, everyone The birds sing hallelujah In … Continue reading

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Mid-Day Poem, April 25, 2020

The dirt on the head of the mattock Has been there since who knows when I don’t think Pawpaw has used it since they moved here That was before I was born. But I lift it from the wooden workbench … Continue reading

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Synchronicity

Synchronicity – the simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection. I’m a Sunday School teacher.  I’ve been teaching at my church – an American Baptist Church – for over 35 years.  The class … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 22, 2020

I’d love to go hunting again.  It’s been years, now.  Decades since I took to the woods with my gun and for so long I have never given it a thought.  Life was crowded and not in a bad way.  … Continue reading

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