By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00June 12th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Vincent, when he had time to kill indulged himself in every thrill. The most life-threatening sports he’d choose, on motorcycles or canoes. He surfed (alone, I should explain) while ‘round him roared a hurricane, He [...]

The Iron Cart

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00May 26th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

The iron cart in which I rode, Dodging pebbles from the crowd, A steady rain glistened the rail as stones and insults fell like hail. To what grim stop was I en route, soaked, desolate [...]

The Old Tree and the Sapling

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00May 26th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

An old pine counseled a sapling “Be patient. Do not fret. Your limbs will grow, your buds will sprout, Your trunk will form a thick redoubt. In time you’ll grasp what it’s about, And pain [...]

Beware Of Swan

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00May 3rd, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

The gentle swan With graceful neck A placid, floating sight Though ever fond, None would suspect It could inspire such fright. This oh-so elegant waterfowl that inspired a grand ballet, when angered will not be [...]

New Cautionary Poem: SEBASTIAN

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00April 22nd, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Sebastian liked to play the slots, in fact, he played them lots and lots. Infrequently he’d win, but then would promptly start to lose again. His youth was spent, the lion’s portion, gambling away a [...]


By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00April 17th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Why topple towers or raze empires and pulverize to dust an edifice of ages past much better left to rust? Why dominate and lay to waste a citadel revered, instead of raising one yourself entirely [...]


By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

For centuries or so it seems, (interminable quarantine!) From dusk to dawn and in between I’m staring inches from a screen. Each cluttered area I’ve cleaned; From human contact I’ve been weaned My eyes are [...]

Poor Marcy

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00March 19th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Marcy watched the nightly news before she settled off to snooze, but in the morning, close to dawn poor Marcy switched the news back on. At various times throughout her day she’d check what anchors [...]


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