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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
Late Night Sleepless at one-thirty I rise and open a window for a draught of real air. It is silent outside, I’ve outlasted even the crickets and cicadas. Street lamps, one near and one far make crosses of light … Continue reading
The mystic, having once seen the truth, is patient and brave. For him, there is no worship of counterfeit gold and no fear of counterfeit power.
The people who first lived in this house were aristocrats. Even their women were college educated and this in a day when girls around here got married and that was it. I remember hearing my uncle talk about them. He … Continue reading
A memoir: a prose poem It is always August. There was something in those thirty days under the Dog Star that seemed permanent and everlasting. The weeks in June and July had been long enough to dim the memory of … Continue reading
This evening’s post is a passage from my novel,In The Forest Of The Night. It is a description of a state trooper (who is investigating a murder) driving from the rural coalfields of southern West Virginia to the State Capital. … Continue reading
A modern poet must be precise enough to be obscure in the right places.