Monthly Archives: December 2018

813 When You Know It 12-24-18

I knew it – when I couldn’t wear the same pajamas from between our seven-fishes-Christmas Eve through presents and ham and cheese on Christmas Morning through Christmas Day Eve when Poppa and Nana and Mima and Pops slept over, had … Continue reading

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812 A Changing of the Gods 12-22-18

With the precision of the Queens Guards at Buckingham, each evolving generation changes the time honored uniforms of the red-coated-beaver-hatted-protectors into a fashion it can live with and yet, still believe in. Pity those who blindly depend upon the discarded … Continue reading

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811 Hebrews 11:31 Not Even Her Laces 12-20-18

By Faith, the Harlot Rahab became the essence of purity of which the world has not, even yet, become worthy like the Baptist of his Messiah, of retying the laces of her red, silk-lace, negligee, revealing her alluring breasts and, … Continue reading

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810 Hebrews 16:10 – Something To Celebrate 12-18-18

Applaud a merely plausible miracle, say, Life, since all its basic components float around us, snowflakes in a blizzard, making it almost inevitable that, in this rick-o-shaying pinball cosmos, they should meet at the same moment in the same microscopic … Continue reading

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809 One Score More, PLEASE… 12-15-18

Having lived my allotted three score and ten, looking back becoming a comfortable habit while looking forward adds urgency to each mornings awakenings, I could well live with the assurance of one score more, even another, if Science grows accommodating … Continue reading

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808 Lusty At Seventy 12-12-18

At thirteen, when I invented sex, and gifted it to humanity, I lived to soak my pillow in new made semen by any means available, turning soft cotton sheets into stiff corrugated cardboard, then, joined my first girl friend in … Continue reading

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807 A QUESTION OF INTENT 12-8-18

Intent “doth make stars to shine” so a lusty young lad is led to seduce his lady in a canopied bed and, since a poet, to dream sugary sonnets in the sex-sweat-soaked, muse-whispered-afterglow, or, stars to collide, their solar systems … Continue reading

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806 UNLESS…. 12-5-18

Unless we die together, perhaps in the freak derailment of our city bound train rushing to see Rockefeller’s Tree or in some epidemic spawned by too much ebola in the romaine, then one of us, made widower or widow by … Continue reading

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805 WATCH OUT FOR THOSE GEEZERS! 12-01-18

Grabbing a quick lunch at a local bistro, I eavesdropped on two geezers in conversation at a near-by table, speaking loudly, as old folks tend, of dining experiences in other restaurants. One codger reminisced with the bravado of Tet Offensive … Continue reading

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804 Southern Exposure 10-30-18

There’s a sugary gentility in Dixie. It’s a lie buttered over to protect the Great Lie. “Colonel, sir! you’ve lost your war. Get on with your peace. Or get you gone.” But the battle-scared Mississippi colonel chose, instead, to sacrifice … Continue reading

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