Monthly Archives: June 2018

#779 They’ve Been Watching 6-30-18

Sure. It’s inevitable. I’m pushing seventy. Some sixty years back, I sat in the ink-welled-desked-class-rooms of seven strict, old-school Irish school teachers at P.S. 17, City Island, on the north-east-salt-water-border of The Bronx. Old ladies by then. Some, at least … Continue reading

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#778 Given our present direction … 6-25-18

…not even our overwhelllming, overwheeeening preeeeeeening human hubris would call for a cosmic announcement of our species demise. The eradication of our race, in an, almost, unintended, suicide, won’t create even a remote echo through the hallowed, hollowed halls of … Continue reading

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#777 …just the way it is… 6-24-18

As we are so sick, the only cure for our disease is the willingness to offer, as side effect, a death, by remedy. We own no choice. No chancy roll of dice. No last moment reprieve. No denying-out-of-existence, the inevitable. … Continue reading

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#776 A Meditation on Psalms 66: 16. 6-23-18

Gods goal: The redemption of my soul. Yet, my denial stops in Its tracks the Power that drives the Universe! Gods gift: My will, is the stone too heavy for Him to lift. How amazing, this! Even my exponential SINNING … Continue reading

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#775 Counter Weight 6-19-18

All right! Enough, already, this profligate squander of luxury! Todays duties demand I rise, brush diamond star dust from my eyes, arm myself for skirmish. Time again, tonight, cosseted in moonlight, to balance the days travails with the joy of … Continue reading

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#774 THE TWINS HAD A BALL 6-15-18

Timmy and Tommy, identical twins, brotherlikebrother, went to the masquerade ball as the other! Surprise!!! Both won first prize.

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#773 HOW TO WIN THE BALL 6-14-18

He went to the masquerade maskless. He won! No one could guess who he was.

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#772 I USED’ TA 6-13-18

I use’d ta be able ta’ do lots ‘a what I ain’t able no more ta’ do! But I still cn’ do som’ a’ what I use’ ta do wid’ a modicum of success! So’s, I does.

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#771 STEPS 6-2-18

It starts with a choice, planted, mixed with a mustard seed: choose to believe in something else, something other, possessing – -INTENT – and then to give IT the power to implement -INTENT- and then to taste and see whether … Continue reading

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ON THIS 17TH DAY OF JUNE, 2018…. STARTING OVER

770 POEMS ARE BEING SORTED INTO A DOZEN SELF-PUBLISHED, THEMATICALLY TITLED BOOKLETS WHICH WILL BE SOLD AT A FEW STORES AND ART SHOPS AROUND SOUTHPORT, NC, (MAYBE)… AND TODAY, FOR NO SPECIFIC REASON, THIS BLOG BEGINS AGAIN WITH # 1. … Continue reading

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