Tag Archives: paleo

night poem, December 16, 2017

The train flies out of the night like a running bull It’s engine the magic of centuries, its long body the weight of earth’s lodes Beside and beneath the rails the sound pummels and batters Like overwhelming surf, like waves … Continue reading

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mid-day poem, December 15, 2017

  Out the door And to the store For groceries all prosaic . But I’ll play myself the songs Of Dylan and the Stones To remind of life’s mosaic   copyright 2017

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Winter Morning

    Absence of heat Absence of light Songbirds are gone now Absence of flight . Not even molecules Move in the air There is no love No one to care . I wait for the old man To walk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Born Heroes

      I think someone once said that the farther we get away from historical events the better we understand them.   World War II is almost beyond living memory now and yet stories keep emerging about till-now unsung … Continue reading

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Night Poem, September 22, 2017

  First Day of Autumn   The black birds gather now into swirling clouds Then taking lead from some alpha Ascend, form a line and fly away like dark river. Twilight comes earlier The first yellow leaves are pulled into … Continue reading

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Mid-day Post, April 11, 2017

He smiled when he got out of his car and saw there in the weeds the old pipe jutting from the hillside and draining the little spring. The pipe rusted and bent, maybe even more than before, but this sight … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, January, 2017

‘ At dusk the house is quiet And the scent of spices sautéing wafts I am tired from the day’s twenty-mile ride But in a good way, a relaxed way We’ll find an old movie Maybe one we’ve watched twenty … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 21, 2017

  ‘   In the quiet morning I slipped from my bed And walked outside, into the light mist At the top of the hill the sun had broken through And lit the tall grasses and sparkled across the puddles … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, December 30, 2016

Genesis 1: 1-19 Isn’t it odd This story of ours That says there was light Before there were stars? Copyright 2014

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Morning Poem #2, December 29, 2016

Wait for the sun Don’t start your journey leaving no shadow Look for light; it awakens the world, you know Every creature waits for it, even the grass And is silent, dormant In its absence. Its warmth is food for … Continue reading

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