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Leaving Alexandria

I could not stay in Alexandria the brilliant blue sea, the cloudless sky the perfect yellow shore all lovely; bathed in light. Standing there, day dreaming of Antony lost was he between her limbs High Priestess of Isis intoxicated Roman. … Continue reading

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Geek Love

What are we you and I? I mean really? What are we made of? Mostly water. Lots of Carbon. A bit of zinc. A touch of Calcium. A dash of nitrogen. We think therefore we are. Maybe. How do we … Continue reading

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The Ugliest Valentine’s Day Card Contest

  “You get away cheap on Valentine’s Day!” she would quip with a smile. Carnations were her favorite flower. Not roses. Carnations. Long stem reds and whites wrapped in that paper that goes inside flower boxes with a bow, a card and delivered by … Continue reading

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What to Say (0n Valentine’s Day)

What do you say when she asks “How do I know you love me?” Don’t say “I don’t; I only love your ass.” Don’t say “You have to ask?” She does; she just did. “You should know by now” doesn’t … Continue reading

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Describing Her in Words

Half of her is woman ripe like an apple the other half impossible to describe. . Words escape me I have none I kiss her eyes her hands her lips. . She is fire yet I cannot keep from the flame She is flowing holy water and I thirst at her gushing … Continue reading

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Sons – Part 4 of 4

Michael The doctors spoke to them about a “degenerative disorder of the nervous system” and how infants with the disease seem perfectly normal at birth. The test for a definitive diagnosis could only be done at Albert Einstein Hospital in … Continue reading

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Christmas Revels and Simple Gifts

  Ghosts of Christmas past Yes I’m guilty. This will be my 73nd Christmas and yes, I am  one of those who gets all warm and fuzzy around Christmas time. People measure their lives in different ways.  Birthdays are the most obvious of course but some … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Tragedy – 1975

  I can still feel the moment. Christmas Eve 1975. The day our carefree life ended and a decade of heartache began. We married in 1963 and our 12th anniversary was coming up in 4 days. We had no children the first … Continue reading

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Longest Night

  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 expected … Continue reading

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Green Cathedral

The son of the Allentown butcher will lead the way point man on the sweep today through God’s heavenly green cathedral Verdant canopy reaching to heaven flickering sunlight illuminates mottled parrots red and blue on the moss a mantis waits Her … Continue reading

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