Monthly Archives: November 2021

LUCID


This Monday’s Poem of the Week highlights the Faustian bargain of our most potent opioid drugs – assuaging pain at the price of obliterating consciousness and memory. LUCID You turn the knob of the old radio looking for a signal … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Friendship


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And A Helmet


We’re approaching (can you believe it!) Thanksgiving this Thursday, a time traditionally filled with an abundance of food, family, and of course, football. My gratitude to Dave for allowing me to post the following poem from his wonderful collection. Please … Continue reading

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Poem by Nikki Giovanni


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. For those of us who are still in search of the meaning in our lives, this poem speaks volumes. in youth our ignorance gives us courage with age our courage gives us hope with hope … Continue reading

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Application For Permission To Date My Daughter


For those of you who have daughters of the age where dating is a current or future possibility, this piece from the Archives is for you. APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO DATE MY DAUGHTER ~ This application will be Incomplete and … Continue reading

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Gone Today


For the upcoming months, I’m delighted to intermittently share with you the poetry of a creative writer and friend, all of whose work can be found on his website, http://www.phrenopolis.com Gone Today O, fickle firmamentYour vexing impermanenceHas somehow deleted my … Continue reading

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A Good Plan for Thanksgiving


This sounds like a good plan! An elderly man in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says, “I hate toruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I aredivorcing; forty-five years of misery … Continue reading

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Paris Poem


It’s Monday, so it must be time for another Poem of the Week. Enjoy a little travel nostalgia. paris poem sitting in a café pretending I’m Hemingway sipping and stretching out my café au lait, acting like I’m scribbling away … Continue reading

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