Monthly Archives: April 2016

587 As if I needed another reason. 4-23-16 (go to 580 for SEARCH words)

At our snow bird home on the Carolina coast, when our full time neighbors wife, a bit of a flake, but harmless, slightly tippler by noon, a face lifts permanent smile, said to my wife, “…and your husband, My Lands, … Continue reading

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586 Carolina Coast 4-23-16 ( go to 580 for SEARCH words

The best things in life are not free. They are priceless, like the sea, diamond sparkled, framed by shrimp trawlers, broken slate thunderheads and powder snow clouds. Colors gleam on the water, charcoal grey to wind blown, white, foaming, sea … Continue reading

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# 585 An old hound of heaven finishes a marathon 4-16-16 (Go to 580 for words to search)

It was 3 hours and 40 minutes into what would be my 5th and final Marine Corps Marathon. They host a good race, the Marines, but the weird November weather in Washington D.C. was taking its toll on me. Sunshine, … Continue reading

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584 Souls protector 4-15-16 (go to #580 for search words)

Strange to think of skin as an organ. This thin, stretched flesh holding all together, shielding from the sticks and stones of misfortune. Aging, it frays, brittles. It struggles, even after other organs begin to quit. It holds on to … Continue reading

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583 Worn Habits 4-12-16 (go to 580 for search list)

Time-eaten edges fray, color fades from white to gray, black to ash. Where crucifix rubbed, where kneeling roughed the skirt away, over time, the old habit the good sister wore for sanctification by abnegation, wore away, from fervor to rote. … Continue reading

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582 Holes in the border. 4-12-16 (go to #580 for search posts words)

1 There may be a line, but it’s porous as a colander, between a concrete now and a moments conscious dream. I love best the dream times, when wren’s song is angel choir, a luxurious linger in a morning embrace, … Continue reading

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581 By Sabbath, tempted…/ 4- 9-16 (go to #580 for search word lists) list)

At sunset on this sixth day, God shines His beacon, tempting us to memory of His glory, in which, some grand time in His future, all will bathe again, as all did before the Fall. But then, there, all are … Continue reading

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#580 KEY WORDS FOR “search posts” BOX.

A: Aaron, Adam, age, aging, actors, acting, animals, Autumn, ash, Aunt ape, Auchwitz, Atlantic, angels, apples, Anglican, aka, Alexander, B: beach, birds, Bible, Bambi, Blackfish, Bronx, Boston, Brooklyn, beaver, Brenda, Brenna, Brandon, Buddy, Birth, ben Laden, Bible,(use specific name ie: … Continue reading

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579 Post poem partum depression April 6, 2016

After 40 years of ovulation, insemination, gestation, labor, finally, at the click of a key, birth. 579 poems and counting, push from their spiral note book womb onto A BLOG! Available to anyone! To be critiqued, dismissed,ignored, missed completely!!?? My … Continue reading

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578 Speed bumps March 21, 2016

Mother hated every man she ever loved. Including me, her only son. That built some rough speed bumps on to the road to matrimonial and parental bliss. A life time of self defense against a father who abandoned, a husband, … Continue reading

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