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Down on the Farm

I wrote this when I was hungry. Just being honest. Best read quickly with a 2/4 beat. Happy Halloween! Down on the Farm He likes to eat the meat the meat the fresher the meat the stronger the beat of … Continue reading

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Thank You, Clive Barker

It’s October and time to bring out the creepy. The Hellraiser movies inspired this poem. I haven’t seen them in decades but apparently Mr. Barker made an impression! Thank You, Clive Barker The Cenobites – they live in my head. … Continue reading

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We’re all a bit nutty – or naughty. Your choice.

we’re all a bit nutty some more than others but if I had my druthers and could choose between a little and a lot I would choose to be a bit more nutty than not — I read this poem … Continue reading

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Free verse: Time Zones

I wrote this on a plane between Atlanta and Orange County CA airports after realizing I’d be back in Pacific Time but the person I most wanted to talk to would not be. Time Zones if you are asleep in … Continue reading

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From Found Words Rise the Tasks of Messengers (Part 3)

Originally, this series was to be based on one book. But as I sat down to write at PF Changs this evening (my usual poetry writing venue) I realized I didn’t have the book with me. So now the series … Continue reading

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From Found Words Rise the Tasks of Messengers (Part 2)

Two more poems inspired by words in the book “Happiness is an inside job” by Dr. Sylvia Boorstein. Read From Found Words Rise the Tasks of Messengers (Part 1) for the background and first three poems. p. 12 in recognition of … Continue reading

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From Found Words Rise the Tasks of Messengers (Part 1)

A friend lent me a book, “Happiness is an inside job” by Dr. Sylvia Boorstein. It’s about “practicing for a joyful life”. Not my usual reading material – there’s no time travel (so far), robots, or military strategy I can … Continue reading

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