Category Archives: Poems

AN OPPORTUNIY

They say that soon men will be going to Marsand I can’t even see the stars from where I sit. The moon we’ve landed on but I can’t see it wellfrom where I dwell.  But what the hell, who am … Continue reading

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A BOOK

READING A BOOKTHAT’S MAKING ME THINK ALOTABOUT HEAVEN. I USUALLY DON’T THINK MUCHABOUT HEAVENBUT OLD AGE MAY BE DRIVING METO THINK ABOUT IT MORE OFTEN. I AM BRINGING TO THAT BOOKMY DOUBTS AND MY BELIEFS. THEY HAVEN’T CHANGED MUCHBUT THEY … Continue reading

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JUNE

It may be the middle of Juneyet it’s too soon to tellhow summer will unfold.  A hurricane may bring us heavy wind and rain. I’m told it may be very hotbut that’s  not any morethan one’s prediction. It may be cool … Continue reading

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OLD AGE TRAVELING

I do my traveling these days either through the dreams I dream or watching my television screen. i control the television screen and can change the channels any time I wish. When I want some quiet I command my clicker … Continue reading

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HE WHO PARCELS OUT MY DREAMS

The old man in my head who parcels out my dreams came up with a good one the other night. I was with my highschool basketball team and we were losing — losing big. The coach sometimes let us poor … Continue reading

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I AM NOT WHO I COULD HAVE BEEN

There was no grandfather there to watch me in the cradle — no grandfather to pick me up and hug me and whisper in my ear. Nor was he there when I became a toddler when he could have bounced … Continue reading

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HOLES REMEMBERED

It took two hundred astronomers with telescopes scattered over the world to photograph the now famous BLACK HOLE. Their fete will be long remembered in the annals of astronomical history. I who read about it on a newspaper’s front page … Continue reading

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LOSING SOUND

We who hear poorly often pretend that we grasp a word or comprehend a sentence when we don’t. Hearing words and knowing what they mean requires not oppnly linguistic knowlege but an ability to discern — an ability that some … Continue reading

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TENDING THIS MAN

Sometimes I push myself when I should and pUSH myself when I shouldn’t. But I don’t always know when I should and when I shouldn’t. I try to obey my body’s instructions but sometimes they seem so vague I cannot … Continue reading

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In Dreams

In dreams sometimes I replay my past edited in ways that change it so that it may be only only close to my actual history. There are also dreams of matters that must have happened to me when I was someone elseand … Continue reading

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