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Mid-day Poem, Jani15, 2017

    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 The streetlights, the porchlights, the moonlight … Continue reading

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Morning Poem #2, January 5, 2017

. The storm will come and close us in We’ll be then what we once had been A living town with stores and inns Children with their coats and grins. . Chimneys smoking, windows steamed Then sunshine on the mountain … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 2, 2017

  . Oh, how I would love to see sunshine The ancients said that it fed the soul And I believe them. . The new moderns say that it feeds the mind And I believe them And in the gloom … Continue reading

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Opening My Window At 2:17 AM

  The cold of night The stars so bright The cobalt blue The streetlights, too The whispering breeze The frosted leaves A lonely car A trainhorn far   . Copyright 2015

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Afternoon Poem #2, Dec. 30, 2016

You are to me Like the shore to the sea Calm and changeless through the storm And that which give the formless form.   Copyright 2013

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Morning Poem, December 30, 2016

    December’s first snowflakes The last of the year Drop and swirl Tiny, fragile and white Their line bends with the wind   They rest in little mounds In cupped holly leaves And lie on the green lawn As … Continue reading

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Players

    At sundown the boys are still on the asphalt court Six or seven of them in tee-shirts and jeans It’s forty degrees out, but the cold seems to free and empower them Jackets are tossed on the mulch … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem #2

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 I don’t know … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, December 28, 2018

  A Winter Dream   On a warm winter day Time went away And left me with hours To do as I may. . The sky was clear And the river was near And I pedaled for miles And I … Continue reading

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Memory and Muse

    I try to make a post on this blog daily.  I don’t always succeed.  Life and laziness intervenes.  But when I sit myself down to get something out I find that my inspiration or ideas often come out of … Continue reading

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