Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE SOUND

When they are old and gray they may make a sound they used to make only when  no one was around — only when  no one could hear. only when no one was near  —     But then they … Continue reading

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I FIND THID ODD

Lizards don’t bother me — that is I don’t cringe when I see one.   But I do when I see a snake. I find this odd for a lizard seems to be a snake with legs.

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PSSSCHHH

The forecast: “Possible showers”. My forecast after checking the morning sky: “Likely showers”.   So I took an umbrella with me on my morning walk. I enjoyed swinging  it back and forth — left hand then right hand. When I … Continue reading

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REREADING

Rereading some of my poetry of a dozen years ago left me troubled but with some added pleasure, too.   I’d forgotten so much of what I  once struggled to produce.   The quality of what I wrote back then … Continue reading

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SOMEBODY WROTE ME A LETTER

Somebody wrote me a letter in long hand the other day.   He had access to email and I know it was more trouble for him to write me the way he did than electronically.   When that letter arrived … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL THEY TALK ABOUT?

It used to be when we gathered with friends that we discussed our jobs, our children and the terrible state of the world.   Now we discuss grand kids, their kids and our body aches and the terrible state of … Continue reading

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GOD’S FINGER

The old woman while driving misjudged and was nearly demolished by a car whose driver managed to swerve and miss her.   As the young man went on his way he gave her “The Finger.”   She viewed this as … Continue reading

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A CELESTIAL BREAKFAST

In the east the rising  sun took the long and narrow clouds hovering over the trees and turned them into bacon strips laid out in a frying pan just before the sizzling time.   And when those strips began to … Continue reading

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