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Poet Commentaries

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 [...]

Solitude

June 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Solitude Whispers shoot out the muzzle with a velocity higher than expected At the same instant the winds shift and die. I hear and feel them. I knew the shots would be [...]

Bagged Joy

June 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bagged Joy a journal and poem compilation Empathy has to be taught and honed and frankly it is the main purpose of life. It is why we are given time and stages. It is what we [...]

Damn Weeds

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Season of Joy   scarred and rough limbs protrude from under raw hemp I clear dirty socks from bed and clip the old girl’s nails the winter rose stirs One thing I love [...]

A Haiku Explained

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 06 10 the old vine the old vine draws me in the last ripe grape This was written for a contest based on the following quote from Voltaire “I have no more than [...]