Monthly Archives: June 2018

Match Box Car – Poem #127

  You find it when your old life is lost while moving dressers, peering under the bed trying to make some sense of it all through the cobwebs, mites and cat hair. Furniture and lamps in a most familiar room … Continue reading

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Missing Nikita Khrushchev

“Ah America!  You would be hilariously funny if you weren’t so tragic. Here we are, the world’s only legitimate super-power who always knows what’s best for the rest of the world, always ready to give copious advice to everyone on … Continue reading

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Magi in America – Poem #126

Did the Magi follow the star across the seas to the new land, to America seeking God who will reveal himself again in a cave? God in a cave; now so difficult to find for the star is obscured by bright … Continue reading

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Longest Night – Poem #125

This longest night come stay  with me I’ll meet you near the trees out back You always visit in a dream a soft sweet kiss and then away Consider this an invite so fitting for the longest night; expect you … Continue reading

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Other People – Poem #124

You can grow up mean in little houses without a single book, save the Bible slaughtering pigs, kicking chickens drowning kittens without a second thought. Rusty coal stove in the living room Poppa smelling of gasoline and oil Momma strange … Continue reading

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Solstice – Poem #123

Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold. Tree skeletons appear if dead save pine and ivy holly berries red. Snow falls on frozen water; the sun is gone the fearful cower. Fires burning in … Continue reading

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With a Rebel Yell!

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The Lies We Believe

Last week I put up a post regarding suicide which is a topic with which I thankfully have no experience.  I have never had suicidal thoughts, in even my darkest days nor have I ever known anyone who committed suicide … Continue reading

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Desire – Poem #122

In dreams I undress with a youthful hunger obsessed with the mysteries of you. I will not conceal my longing with senseless fig leaves for while I am merely naked, you are immortal. Her body rises when I kiss her … Continue reading

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On Suicide

Two well known wealthy American celebs killed themselves this week. Everyone who is not a well known wealthy American celeb, including me, shakes their heads and wonders why.  Life is so hard and theirs was so easy now.  They had … Continue reading

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