Category Archives: Poems

Wednesday Poetry – Poem Up on The Drabble

The folks over at The Drabble have just posted my poem, Among the Remnants of a Future. Read the poem here: Among the Remnants of a Future

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Silence

The power of poetry is often expressed in the silence between the words – felt in the things unsaid.  What to not say is the question.  Prose drones on until the words fade into meaningless noise.  Preachers and politicians speak, … Continue reading

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The Bottlebrush Didn’t Have a Poem at the Writing Conference

Between the dining hall and the classroom was a bottlebrush shrub.  It was precisely machine trimmed with square edges, flat top and plumb sides.  Conformed to a box, the nature within had lost its wildness.  Only two red brushes survived … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Poem – Twenty-one Guns

Twenty-one Guns The tour bus rumbles past the quiet monuments to the fallen. Shutters click as the tour guide speaks the litany of the shrine, that once was the Lee estate. Now it is that hallowed ground where solders come … Continue reading

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