Category Archives: Poetry

The Deal


Welcome to another edition of poetry Monday. Given that my offspring is about to have another birthday, the following poem by him felt particularly appropriate. The Deal This is the deal, I tell you: You’re half me, half your mother, … Continue reading

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Last Act


Many of you are back from your Easter Sunday celebration, and The Poem of the Week is here for you. This poem is being offered in honor of my stepbrother, who died on Saturday, surrendering to the ravages of a … Continue reading

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St. Ouen


It’s Monday morning, so it must be time for another Poem of the Week. Though pandemic travel restrictions prevent us still from visiting some of our favorite haunts, here is a piece to send you off on a virtual visit … Continue reading

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Links


Another week has flown by in the inexorable march of time, and Poetry Monday is here again to celebrate that unique bond between fathers and sons. Enjoy! Links We are now both irrevocably fathers, links on a strange chain made … 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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Aged People


The Poem of the Week is being posted late today. That happens sometimes when you are dealing with senior writers. Speaking of seniors, here’s a short poem to all those whose hairs are now interwoven or replaced by gray. As … Continue reading

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On The Beach


Yes, Monday has again arrived, the last one in February. Time for a little contemplation, and another offering from the Poem of the Week. Be well, enjoy! I was near the water’s shifting edge, standing in a temporary pool left … Continue reading

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Traveler


Welcome to another addition of Poetry Monday. This poem is the last in a themed series about travel and the traveler. Hope you enjoyed them all. Next week, we’ll continue our journey through words, but with a different focus. Your … Continue reading

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The Last Step


Welcome back to Poetry Monday, a place far removed from Super Bowl Sunday. Hope you had a good weekend, and the following words get you started on the right path for the week. the last step standing on the rim, … Continue reading

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