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Morning Poem, January 17, 2015

In the dark of a winter morning Half awake I hear a creak of boards This is not a haunting The house is old and in the winter A hard wind can push a wall Or the dry flow of … Continue reading

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midnight poem, march 18, 2015

. The cold blue stars set in the hard black sky The new wind sweeps off of the mountain. The street lamps paint each car yellow As it glides beneath Soundless, as if underwater. The snow and ice and rain … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 18, 2015

It hasn’t been this cold here for a long time.  Single digits, and I can’t find my hat.  It’s time to leave for work.   I open the closet and search frantically in the years of sediment of wool and cotton on … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, November 24, 2014

    The Crossing Guard     The calendar says it is still autumn But this morning has winter written all over it Cold, windy, raw I scrape the windshield and head for work This time on the old road … Continue reading

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Storytime in The Mountains

    On a weekend retreat right now.  At a state park in the mountains.  Extended family along.  My seven-year-old niece allowed me to read to her from Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine.  I read one of the chapters about Leo … Continue reading

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