Category Archives: Loneliness

Why We Blog


One Is the Loneliest Number Three Dog Night sang it. Poets and writers have written of it. Movies and plays have portrayed it. The essential loneliness of our human existence and our yearning for connection is a primal force driving … Continue reading

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The Truelove


August is already upon us, as well as another Monday. This Poem of the Week deals with a challenge we all face, and the means to deal with it – the power of faith. Wishing you all a safe passage … Continue reading

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Is One The Loneliest Number?


In honor of one my visiting VIPs, today’s selection for the Poem of the Week is from his favorite LA poet, one who inspired a lot of his own poetic efforts. Hope you all enjoyed this past weekend, and are … Continue reading

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Not Needed


My apologies this work is being posted late in the day for Poetry Monday, but I was away enjoying myself, and just came back. The following poem struck a chord with me, and maybe it will do the same for … Continue reading

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Where We Choose to Spend Our Golden Years


“Old age” promises Robert Browning, “will the last of life for which the first is made.” However, I, as a physician, see from those who are experiencing their golden years that it appears to be filled with most of the … Continue reading

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Larder


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. Hope you all survived the weekend weather, and are ready to face a new week refreshed by your break. We all need a repository to help nourish us through lean times, as the following poem … Continue reading

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Good Fences


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. Hope your weekend was restorative. Here is your poem to get your week off to (hopefully) a good start. Be well, stay safe. Good Fences We used to live next to a hoarding crazy ladywho … Continue reading

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Loneliness


I received a phone call last night from one of my older friends to tell me that her dog had just died. I expressed my sympathy, but she caught me at a bad time, so we didn’t have a very … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Water


This Monday starts the beginning of a short work week for most of us, but not so short that we can forego the comfort of the Poem of the Week. Here it is, transporting us to the Algarve, and another … Continue reading

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One


It’s another Monday, following an eventful week. That means it’s Poetry Monday. The title of today’s poem, though not dealing with the issues facing us today, embodies the wish that many of us have for our country. Be well, be … Continue reading

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