Monthly Archives: April 2013

Why I Eat Chicken Wings

Because I have sent out my latest short short story, “Why I Eat Chicken Wings” for possible publication in a magazine, I do not want to post it here, but if you want to read it, I will email a copy … Continue reading

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Isak Dinesen

National Poetry Month and you would think I’d have these pages full of new poems. Each morning I put on the IEC, International Electrical contractor’s cap that my son, the electrician, gave to me, hoping that it would help ‘spark’ new words, but … Continue reading

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April Snow

Someone hung a hundred wedding veils on the trees; which one is my bride?

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Always in the Sunfire

From sun up to sun up, 24-7, all the universe bathes in sunfire light all day, light all night; as with earth only when we turn into our own shadow are we in darkness.

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SPLENDID TORCH — G. B. Shaw

From my Vade Mecum, this morning, I pulled out this note by G. B. Shaw. “Life is no brief candle to me. Life is a splendid torch which I want to make burn as brightly as I can before I pass … Continue reading

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Lazy Poem

The snooze alarm chimed a second time. This lazy poem was snoring.  So I said, “Hey get out of bed. Get up, brush your teeth, take a shower, it’s time to hit the road again.” This poem rolled over, and … Continue reading

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Journal Notes, 4-3-2013

6:14 a.m. I stand in the kitchen, looking out the window. Morning light has barely woven in the threads of dawn, grey mist purrs in the bare tree branches, frost clouds the car windshield. And what is that, on the … Continue reading

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