Monthly Archives: August 2012

THE RISK OF AFFECTION

(observations)   In matters of affection the give-and-take may seem in the beginning to create a blissful bonding.   But there’s many a coupling followed by indifference and quite possibly rejection   If your investment is considerable you could end … Continue reading

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THE “ NOW”

Advocates for dependence on the NOW are many , but I’m not one of them for I depend on memory and on dreams when the present day is uneventful or  pain invades too much into my dailyness.   We can … Continue reading

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PIONEERS OF MY PARADISE

Where I walked today I felt beneath my feet sidewalk concrete and then macadam roads  — and then two wooden bridges.   Had I walked here a hundred years ago I surely would have been in danger: alligators and pythons … Continue reading

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THE LAST IN LINE

Somebody always has to be the last in line..   It is recess time in the spring. Two self-appointed captains with athletic prowess begin their choosing.   Of course, they want the best and then the near best and on … Continue reading

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THAT DAMN DAMP SHIRT

If you own an old body and arrive at your front door on your trike having been to the wood working shop — and your T shirt is wet with sweat and has saw dust ensconced in its fabric — … Continue reading

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ONE ORDINARY MORNING

The dawn mist hovered over the ground hiding tree trunks but not  their upper branches.   Above the trees blue skies were emerging.   And then the setting moon appeared — was just about to disappear.   I   turned … Continue reading

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MY PILOT FRIEND

When i read: SWAGGERING TO THE FLIGHT LINE by Walter McDonald I wanted to share my enthusiasm with a pilot friend of mine.   So I asked him: “Do you ever read poetry?” and he said “Not really.”   I … Continue reading

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DREAM LIGHT

Dream light is a miracle that’s likely gone unnoticed by a lot of folks — or perhaps I’m wrong. Perhaps it doesn’t matter.   When you dream it’s often dark but one sees people, places and all sorts of other … Continue reading

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FIGHTING WITH THE CLOUDS

I sat in semi darkness watching a moon so full of light ascend beyond the roof tops.   Roof tops are my horizon in the east.   This particular moon had to push a dozen clouds away before  its lunar … Continue reading

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OLD ASTRONOMERS

In dawn’s sky these days I think I see Saturn high in the sky and a little bit east.   But I’m not sure.   It could be Jupiter.   I’m quite sure it’s one or the other.   I … Continue reading

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