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A Poem

I haven’t been writing much this summer. Between the smoke and other problems, I’ve been distracted from the writing desk. The Caldor fire is started to be contained and evacuation orders are being lifted. The air quality here is better, … Continue reading

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Home

Home Home Where you find your rest, your family, and your true heart. Where your story started. Saturday morning, rising sun washing the yellow walls in golden light of childhood. Cereal, toast, and juice. Cartoons, PJs, and bare feet bursting … Continue reading

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21 Guns

This is a poem I wrote many years ago after a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. It’s one I like to post on Memorial Day. Let us all take a moment to remember the fallen. The tour bus rumbles pastthe … Continue reading

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Summer Saturday 1969 When I was Nine

Cartoons with cereal Captain Crunch with Scooby-Doo on the black and white TV. Pink Panther, Bugs Bunny and Casper the Ghost until mother announced that it was time to put on clothes. The Tony the Tiger bowl, spoon and cup … Continue reading

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