Category Archives: Poetry

Perfection – Poem #34

She thought Hell must be empty ‘cause all the demons were here in this dark lonely place she once thought was heaven. He was life sucking in his perfection leaving her an empty husk no longer the woman she once … Continue reading

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On Tea With An Old Bolshevik

“1919 the year was cold Oh we were hungry but we felt free of the bourgeoisie autocracy while the soldiers of the west made war upon the Worker’s country capitalists fearful their own oppressed might come to read your Shelly” … Continue reading

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Thoughts While Writing Out Christmas Cards – A Re-Post

Into the mail box the cards are delivered, angels, a manger, the star and a lamb as the rural carrier makes her rounds listening to the plaintive sounds the bleats of sheep the clopping of camels the shuffle of sandals … Continue reading

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Longest Night – A Re-Post for the Winter Solstice

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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Solstice – A Christmas Re-Post

Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold Tree skeletons appear if dead save pines 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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Magi in America – A Re-Post for Christmas

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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Duty Called – A Christmas Re-Post

Soldier sitting by the door riding the bus in ’64 just two and twenty he was then going away ’till god knows when riding a bus through Massachusetts as the snow began to fall the bus pulled in to a … Continue reading

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