Monthly Archives: May 2009

I Began to Salivate

The eastern clouds were layered white and looked much like whip cream spooned over coconut pie. What could I do but try to make a coconut pie? The custard part was yellow like the moon and when the sky was … Continue reading

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Whiskers

When I was young I waited longingly for whiskers for they would prove that I was on my way to manhood. Later on shaving’s routine replaced anticipation. But still I scanned my face to help me keep my facial harvest … Continue reading

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And I Wore Boots

Rain drops pattering on my umbrella — rain drops drumming on my umbrella making sounds that kindle memories almost as old as I. The wind comes up from underneath and I must tighten my hold or lose my shelter. I … Continue reading

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PROGRESS

The dogwood in full blossom glowed beneath the April sun. Two  men wrapped a chain around its trunk — attached it to a back-hoe. For a time the tree stood firm — a tug-of-war ensued — but soon that tree … Continue reading

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