Category Archives: poetry

Tolerance

“A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest.” – Nelson Mandela “If 40 million people say a foolish thing it does not become a wise one.” – W. Somerset Maugham ~ What … Continue reading

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The Secret

“Seems to me it ain’t the world that’s so bad but what we’re doing to it, and all I’m saying is: see what a wonderful world it would be if only we’d give it a chance. Love, baby, love. That’s … Continue reading

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Sidling Home

               Bella 2005-2017         Sidling Home The recurring memory goes like this: It’s late afternoon atop the ridge on a blazed trail, lone raptor one hundred feet above, water hushed by … Continue reading

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Faith of a Golden

I’d lost two of my closest friends the past two summers, and now I thought I was going to lose my hiking partner. She was listless and hadn’t eaten in two weeks. I loaded her into the back of my … Continue reading

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Writing Process

The logical place to begin a poetry reading is with a poem about the writing process. From the American Journal of Poetry, Writing Process.                  Writing Process What a stroke of luck when … Continue reading

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John Lennon Wall – Prague; A Poem

“All you need is love.” – John Lennon We left our hotel with only a map and began walking. Past the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square that dates back to 1410, across The Charles Bridge constructed in 1357, and … Continue reading

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What Donald Trump And George Costanza Have In Common

“… kids can spot a phony a mile away.” – Fred Rodgers There was a Seinfeld moment in the Rose Garden yesterday. Aficionados of the hit comedy series know there is a scene that pertains to every life situation, and … Continue reading

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