Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Sonnet to my Someday Home

Where I want to live; you ask me to tell Location in all the world where I most So want to inhabit. ┬áThat’d be swell. I’d choose a spot on a rocky, beach-y coast. The Mediterranean that I love Since … Continue reading

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Upon approaching my 53rd birthday

When I reach my 53rd year Kind wishes may fall on my ear But still, most of all, These dear wishers call To my mind, I thought I’d not be here. I now realize with wry chagrin The time wasted … Continue reading

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Harbingers of Spring

I am surprised, this late, to see My first spring grackles on the wire. Flocks of Gracklesare called Plagues.Image courtesy: themonitor.comand Google Images A harsh and noisy lot they are, But some concession they require For grackles aren’t songbirds.  They … Continue reading

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Mom’s cats — A Senryu

My mom has two cats Both come to me for ear rubs Not at the same time

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A Sonnet — Inspired to Fail

So smart, so talented, yet often scorned; She knew how much frustration she provoked, As if she somehow plotted to be born To play that wretched role, like some cruel joke — Expected to be perfect, but she knows That … Continue reading

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