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One More Try

  I never felt comfortable with the last two lines of yesterday’s poem.  A better ending (I think) came to me last night.  Why don’t you give this one another read and see if you agree. . .      … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, May 16, 2017

On a morning in May you can walk bright and early Down the alley and lane where the grapevines are curling The shadows are old and the sunlight is new And the lawns, newly cut, cradle diamonds of dew And … Continue reading

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morning poem, May 9, 2017

  . Long ago In this very place Two weeks of June came in April All the half-measures of early spring The raw mornings and frigid rains Were replaced by a fortnight of summer Straight up Clear, warm days and … Continue reading

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Voices XVI

  It’s the last day of school.  For the year.  And for me the last day forever.  I’ve been here for forty-five years and only four of those as a student.  I stand here now in the main hallway before … Continue reading

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morning poem, may 1, 2017

  The early morning passes fast And mist and coolness fades What you once longed for now is past And now you have the day   The early morning fades away And what you thought would last Is all dissolved … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 27, 2017

  These early Spring mornings remind me of Taos Yellow sunlight filtering, being prismed through the mist And Herbie Hancock playing Joni Mitchell songs Soft and low, sweet and low, piano low Each riff a whispered secret . From a … Continue reading

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Every Tree I Planted

.   I waited long, too long, it seemed And nothing came to flower My work, my passion and my dreams Were locked in some far tower . “Be brave, walk not by sight, but faith” At last, I finally heard … Continue reading

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Morning Poem #2, April 25, 2017

  I had a list of plans today But rain and cold got in the way . The raindrops fall slowly On the leaves outside my window Like the ticking of a clock They go drip, drip, drop . And … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 25, 2017

This morning the quiet fills the house And lays on the floor And streams through the windows Nothing moves And I sit and watch and listen And see into this old house Its floors and walls and hallways, Once grand. … Continue reading

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morning poem, april 24, 2017

    Oh, how I love Wandering out in the day The sun high above And its gold on the hay   I’ll wander till night I will work and I’ll play And I’ll feel myself right To be out … Continue reading

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