Monthly Archives: November 2019

Chimpanzee Poetry – For Those With “Writer’s Block!” – 2015

🙂 The laws of mathematics postulate the chimp creates a masterpiece simply punching randomly the keys infinitely sitting over them as I do now. I push the keys not randomly yet no great wisdom in the rhyme results in bright … Continue reading

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On My Adventure in Joining the Army

Toritto in Asmara, Eritrea – 1965 Next week, on the 18th of November, it will be 56 years since I enlisted in the Army. Why did I enlist?  Well I was a high school graduate working in a bank for … Continue reading

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If Poetry Could Raise The Dead – From The Archives

Flanders If poetry could raise the dead the earth would bleed where they had bled to flow back into fallen soldiers who would rise, young and filled with wonder and they would laugh and smile again the millions, shaking dirt … Continue reading

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Summer – 1914 – From The Archives

Sydney, Australia – 1914 It was a Summer of banners, awash in tunics, red and blue bedecked with golden epaulets black boots, silver stirrups pipes, drums, trumpets and Tatoo. It was a Summer of boasts and toasts of poems, songs … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Ago Today – An End and a Beginning

The word had come down from the Party.  Let the people through the checkpoint.  Confused young Stasi guards looking bewildered perhaps knowing the world they grew up in was coming to and end. Soon everyone knew the German Democratic Republic … Continue reading

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Veterans Day toThanksgiving – 1967

Toritto  in Eritrea – 1965 This coming Monday Americans will celebrate Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day when I was a kid.  Those of you who waste your precious time reading me know that I served during the Vietnam War. I … Continue reading

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I’m Three!! It’s My Birthday!! – November 8!

Something great happened the night Trump was elected!  Clark Cassius Wolf was born  – earlier than expeected! Time flies they say when you’re having fun!  This is me when I turned one! I was two when I made the scene … Continue reading

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Greenwood – The Destruction of “Black Wall Street”

Ever hear of the “Greenwood Massacre” in Tulsa, Oklahoma? Probably not.  Anyone who is old enough can recall the race riots of the 1960s during the turbulent days of the Civil Rights Movement – but Tulsa?  No one remembers Tulsa, … Continue reading

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Playing the Cratchits

My son-in law Rob and daughter Pam as the Cratchits and a young actor, G. J. as Tiny Tim in a Carrollwood poster for the upcoming production of “A Christmas Carol.” . My daughter and son in law have been … Continue reading

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,On The Clinton Impeachment

” I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinski.” My wife and I were sitting watching Bill Clinton’s address to the nation denying his alledged affair with Monica Lewinski, a White House intern, then an employee of … Continue reading

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