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Morning Post: February 12, 2015

The School Library, Part 2 The other thing that I found that one could do in the library on those early mornings was this: nothing.  One could cross his arms before him on the table and rest his head and … 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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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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Morning Poem, September 20, 2014

THE CASTLE (Authors Note: Most of the poems I’ve posted here are of recent vintage.  Some of them I have written just to have something to post on a particular day.  I love doing that.  I really don’t think the … 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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Morning Poem, August 16, 2014

End Of Summer   The mornings are grey now no longer bright and the evening’s cool breeze though welcome warns of unremitting chill. Where is the season of green and gold that I waited so long for? It has passed … Continue reading

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The Five Ways That Blogging Will Change Your Life

    This post assumes that the blogging you do will be serious writing. Although the blogosphere is a brand new kind of place and full of surprises, the old adage about getting out of something what you put into … Continue reading

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Evening Post, August 13, 2014: Excerpt from Novel

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

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Help, Blogger, Please

I am trying to get some idea of how many people are reading or at least opening my blog page.  WordPress gives me a “site stats” page, but I know that what’s there is not accurate.  I get more “likes” … Continue reading

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Evening Poems, August 10, 2014

Here are two short poems for the evening.  I wrote both of them years ago.  The first is an attempt at haiku and the other is taken from my novel, In The Forest Of The Night.   As always, I hope … Continue reading

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