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Morning Post, February 17, 2021

Remember snow days when we were kids?  While it was still dark Mom or Dad would crack the bedroom door and say ‘You can sleep in, buddy. No school today.’  Was anything ever more relaxing; more welcome?  Then breakfast was … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem #2, February 16, 2021

. The ice sheet hovers atop the lawn Pierced here and there only by those spikes of grass That survived October’s last cutting A thin, translucent membrane, never seen before The roof for some tiny night world that will thrive … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, February 16, 2021.

. The heavens are miserly this day Even with the snow The flakes blow sidewise In a mad dance I could count the petty few of them Even the sluices of heaven are frozen Like the doors of some abandoned … Continue reading

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Please Let Me Wonder

“And now here we are here together…” Posted on August 25, 2016 by labeak52 The whole trip had been my idea, but it hadn’t been hard to sell. We drove 200 miles from Charleston, West Virginia to Roanoke, Virginia last weekend to see … Continue reading

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Afternoon Post, August 23, 2020

The law was here an hour or two ago.  Wantin’ to know about that car that’s been parked over there by them trees. Been there for days.  I didn’t know how it got there, I told them.  They asked if … Continue reading

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Poem, July 12, 2020

. On sunny summer days I travel in time With the music on the breeze And the light on the slow clouds (Always backward, I know no future) To steep riverbanks and wet stones Where I stood with the rope … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 24, 2020

. If I could seize a day I would capture this one With its gigantic white clouds Drifting in the sun And no clock ticking . And in the afternoon a breeze A faint taste of heaven That wakens memory … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 13, 2020

. Let me think now of all I forgot to do There were things, I know, that I meant to say And give to other people My friends from long ago Slipped away without my last gift to them Without … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, June 12, 2020

. Look at the leaves All damp with dew Sparkling in the morning light Branches lift like blessing All calm now, all is bright . The telephone wires They sag and rock Like cradles, everyone The birds sing hallelujah In … Continue reading

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Mid-Day Poem, April 25, 2020

The dirt on the head of the mattock Has been there since who knows when I don’t think Pawpaw has used it since they moved here That was before I was born. But I lift it from the wooden workbench … Continue reading

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