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Waking

  After dinner she left the house through the back door and walked to the alley and past the old apple trees and surveyed the pasture before her and found the old path.  There was only a whisper of the … Continue reading

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Here’s an Oldie

But a goodie . . . .   She walks through the snow as if walking through time The storm had covered all, erasing the present Yesterday’s litter, this year’s rust, the cracks in the pavement All gone under white … Continue reading

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  This new breeze is one for melting A last breath of winter It lilts over the ravaged soil like a song And daylight lingers long The grass on the shoulder of the lane Looks greener and the jonquils Have … Continue reading

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evening poem, March 6, 2018

  What song would we sing tonight? Now, when the days end in sunlight And we see children’s toys again on the lawns And all of twilight’s chill is gone Bicycles on the street Neighbors who meet . We’ll relax … Continue reading

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afternoon poem, March 5, 2018

    Winter’s last afternoon is sunny And invites one to take off his hat If only for a moment Breathing the now lighter air The now breathing air And walking in the softened, tufted grass And remembering the rush … Continue reading

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An Approach to The Countess

            There were many people in the great room and William Martin knew only Karl.  The others looked as all the others had looked to Martin during his time at Burghausen; clothed in silk and … Continue reading

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Evening Post, February 15, 2018

Readers; Here is another draft chapter of my novel in progress.  The story is about a woman whose husband dies in mid life.  She, childless, inherits some money – not a fortune, but enough to make herself comfortable for the … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 11, 2018

.   There is snow everywhere It blankets the rooftops of the houses along the streets And sits in tufts on the branches of the symmetric evergreens In the late twilight the county streetlamps make bright circles on the snow … Continue reading

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Evening Post, January 30, 2018

Here is a first draft of a chapter of my novel in progress.  Comments are appreciated. It was a rare bright day in February and the bank parking lot was dry except for the six-foot-high pyramid of snow that the … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 29, 2018

  The frost is white upon the grass Look now, the moment passes fast       copyright 2018

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