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With Apologies to Elizabeth Bishop

So I like to write, as you’ve seen if you’ve been following the poetry so far (eventually it’ll be more than just postings of my poems, I’ll have new original content, I just gotta get those muscles in shape lol), both free verse and formal verse. 212 more words

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October

This one I wrote for my Grandpa and his second wife whom he met in his 70s. The third short poem published in Aries.

October… 130 more words

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Plantation

So my first publication credit came in 2002. My second came in 2003 from a small magazine out of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth called… 416 more words

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The Flood

Published in The South Carolina Review

The Flood

Outside the tiny West Virginia town,

a small gray house sat, practically in

the mountain’s lap, alone but for some trees. 257 more words

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August

Plainsongs published this one in Winter 2011

August

Alone, I walk the dark Chicago streets—

not Michigan with its bright mass of tourists,

but the side streets that have forgotten names— 75 more words

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On Religion

Oh, God is smiling down on ME,
but as for YOU, we’ll have to see.

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Haiku Written While Looking Out My Dining Room Window

Blue skies patched with grey
Naked trees, a winter breeze,
The birds are singing.

2/10/18

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