Monthly Archives: November 2018

THOSE OF US WHO ARE TWO

Those of us who are two and have been so for many years cannot help but think of being one — though we wish to be denied such bleak considerations Those of us who are two are frequently in touch … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on THOSE OF US WHO ARE TWO

CREATING THANKSGIVING LISTS

It is rumored that some honchos at Brookdale would like its patrons to make Thanksgiving lists. Perhaps we can create a few – perhaps delineate a blessing or two. Shall we turn to our I-Pads to accomplish this? But some … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on CREATING THANKSGIVING LISTS

I AM A VETERAN

I took on wearing the Navy blue before the end of World War Two. Not long after I became a seaman the war ceased and there was peace. I was soon released from duty. But my reaction to it all … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on I AM A VETERAN

MY HAMMER

There it is tucked away behind a chair with its handle visible – so visible to me, rising out of a modest tool box that I fashioned many years ago. When did I start hammering? I sometimes wonder Perhaps I … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on MY HAMMER

TELL ME IF YOU CAN

She took me aside and told me that she doesn’t want to get any older – this in spite of the fact that she still has a good husband. She’s moving quite close to one hundred. Maybe she just wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on TELL ME IF YOU CAN

MY DNA BRISTLES

What can I do as an old man tucked away in a high-rise that offers care to folks with white hair and to those with none and to those in various stages in between? I can complain – but I … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on MY DNA BRISTLES

DRYING CLOTHES

I hear the clicking sounds – sounds of wet clothes drying – clothes going round and round until…… It’s a good thing for us no clothes line is required to do it like folks used to do – when wringers … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Comments Off on DRYING CLOTHES