Poet Commentaries

Same Old Story

July 8, 2017 // 1 Comment

There are favourite stories that just cannot be told to loved ones over dinner everynight.  They need an outlet, like strangers.  One of the reasons I enjoyed driving cab [...]

Eschewing Lead

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

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The breeze off the ocean through the shore’s pines, over that field of Durum wheat, finally finds my face. A greedy gasp taken. I turn in tomb toward a crevice in stone [...]

The Season of Wrong

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

There is no way to make exciting the “undone” and no way to explain this that I know of.  It really is not something easy to promote but it is a principle demanded of us [...]

Letting that Ship sail

July 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

This was written after a week of running up against arrogant people with low EQ. Now, I am not prejudice but I wish they would learn to defer to stronger people when the [...]

Riding a Bike

July 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Riding a Bike I am teaching my daughter to drive.  The lesson is that speed is relative. Why 50 kph seems fast on a dirt road but feels like we are stopped on the highway.  [...]

My Walker

July 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

This was written when watching my daughter walk home.  It was odd as I noted this woman’s walk and was impressed but I did not recognize her.  As she approached I was [...]

On Safari

June 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

I stand in the middle of two bucks fighting knowing it makes no difference which cup they go in The motion sensor triggers in the presence of a beggar, emitting a frequency [...]

Garage Sale

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

“x” marks the spot I had choices of course I never knew “y” Birthright for sale; placed next to my regressive genes. and Jimi Hendriks vinyls. “hardly used”, [...]

June 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

This is not about my children.  Just some images and thoughts on what a father is, what he sees, and what he teaches. “No” Peace No, I won’t go,’ but later [...]