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The place where

The place where you sat in the sun is still
sunny. The yard still bristles with chimes
in strong wind. My bad eye still lives… 44 more words



The sap stopped running in the peculiar way that early spring has.

With a deeper, stronger malaise than you feel in November.

Books spines draped and abandoned over chair arms… 24 more words


Wednesday Whine: Getting One's Finger Out of One's Butt

The first part of this week’s Wednesday Whine is a love letter to all of my followers: you are wonderful and I treasure each of you. 860 more words

My Writing Odyssey


We had seen other things,
backing steps away,
slowly piecing together
a lackluster patchwork,
a sudden unexpected
moment of truth.

Can we fathom?
Wearing it over… 37 more words


Thanks for Asking – I Feel Great!

Do You Feel Inadequate? Good.

This is the title of an article written by Rod Judkins and appearing on the website Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/connect-creativity/201503/do-you-feel-inadequate-good

I am sure that Mr. 260 more words

Grumpy Old Man

So I bought a house…

and now they expect me to actually PAY for it.  I don’t have that type of cash laying around.



I found these poems yesterday, which I had completely forgotten about. I must have written them in some very dark hours back in the summer last year. 202 more words