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Poetry Is My Balm

Many of the haiku and other poems in Short Verses & Other Curses were written as a therapeutic balm in response to my cancer. I don’t know why or how I survived all that nonsense but I suspect writing the … Continue reading

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A Prolific Poet

Originally posted on Chronicles of a Blogaholic:
“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Robert Frost There’s a blogger I’ve been following since I began my blog. He’s one of the first bloggers that…

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It’s Only “Weird” If… [Weird Wednesday Prompt]

I like those beer commercials that were airing a couple years ago about how it was only weird if it didn’t work. If that isn’t one of the most true and profound beer commercials in the history of beer commercials … Continue reading

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Seek through the Darkness

Originally posted on HappyNest in America:
Seek through the fear of darkness with eyes wildly open And the light of passion shall seize you.

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The Poem of Me

The poem of me from yesterday Is not that which I am today In many ways they may resemble But don’t be fooled by what I say Look closely at what you hear Listen with more than just an ear … Continue reading

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In Celebration of the End of Procrastination

To celebrate the release of my poetry collection Poems from the River as a print edition, you can get a free copy of the Kindle edition from now until approximately 23:59PM (PST) Sunday, December 14, 2014. GET YOUR FREE EBOOK … Continue reading

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Another rainy day

Another rainy day Yet as Beautiful As it is In all its Low Pressure Depression — A Cause to Rejoice And to Celebrate Life And all its many Sudden Surprising Vagaries — All I can do is Sit here and … Continue reading

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Unshining Sun

The laughter fades and the dawn never breaks So still is the air When the laughter isn’t there

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The snow falling as it is

The snow falling as it is As a dream within a dream within a dream is Leads me to where my home is Not to where my house is But to where my heart is To where the the forest … Continue reading

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Cold

it’s not the season …..the occluded fronts …..the barometrical pressures it’s not the helpless sad sun …..obscured by the sooty midday murk the spiteful arctic sting …..carried by the weak unsuspecting breeze the frozen-rooted grass …..aching to fall the forever … Continue reading

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The Truck Drivin’ Poet

I once knew an old truck driver Who’d been drivin’ a rig all his life. And he never knew a single worry. Nor was he ever bothered with strife. His life was oh so relaxin’. As for stress, he just … Continue reading

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Me

I like bubble gum. I like bats. I like baseballs And cowboy hats. I like mudcakes. I like moles. I like mountain bikes And deep, dark holes. I like tinker toys. I like tag. I like tadpoles And greasy, dirty … Continue reading

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Onomatopoeia Flu

A sniffle a snort A wheeze and a sneeze A belch a burp and a moan. A slurp a sigh A hiss and a buzz A babble a wow and a groan. An utter a sputter A mumble and a … Continue reading

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