Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Lament

Come together, in heart-broken lament. Cry out for those whose voices have been stilled. Abominations, children underwent, As tragically, their bodies, bullets filled. The day before, at that Oregon mall, Another man, perhaps with broken dreams, Fired randomly, watched two … Continue reading

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Sonnet to Music in my Life

Music’s always been my closest friend; My sidekick, faithful, generous as can be. I’ve leaned on mellow lyrics at day’s end; In dreams, I dance to my heart’s melody. I sing a surfing song on rainy days; I feel Caribbean … Continue reading

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A winter’s day

Morning chill, then midday sun, with crisp fresh air, now winter’s come. Frosty sidewalks, slippery now, snow-filled driveways await the plow. Hot water makes the teapot shrill; warms hands and feet and hearts until Sharp stars light up like glass, … Continue reading

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Rhyming again

As I wrote what you might call a book, I really did not even look At this blank blog of mine, And I’ve come back to find That my poet inside is quite shook. I want to get back to … Continue reading

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