Category Archives: Poetry

Sand Dune


I’ve been reading about consciousness and identity, and how we all eventually become stardust, from which new stuff is made. I’m grateful to my friend Dave who addressed this issue, and allowed me to post it for this Monday’s Poem … Continue reading

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The China Painters


Welcome back from the weekend to another Monday’s Poem of the Week by one of my favorite Midwest poets. My mother helped me appreciate the history and beauty of fine china, and this poem brings back some of those memories. … Continue reading

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In Front of My Prospective Grave


The calendar has turned to another year, and ready or not, 2022 is already here. Monday’s Poem of the Week seeks your indulgence, as I travel down memory lane. This poem was written over fifty years ago, and as poetry … Continue reading

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A Poem Of Hope


This is the last Monday’s Poem of the Week for the year 2021. For many, it has been a difficult and challenging time. I thought it would be appropriate to offer you a poem of hope from a writer best … Continue reading

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Quantum Phantom


I’m again grateful for Dave’s willingness to share his poetry during the holiday season when we are all busy getting ready for our celebrations. Monday’s Poem of the Week wishes all our readers a Merry Christmas and a healthy New … Continue reading

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Taxonomy of the Oaks


Here is another Monday’s Poem of the Week, dealing with the always complicated subject of father/son relationships viewed through the lens of the natural world. No one ever gets it quite right; all we can do is strive to do … Continue reading

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Circumstances


Welcome back to Monday’s Poem of the Week. As we head into the holiday home stretch, I welcome back my friend Dave who has kindly allowed me to share the following timely reminder with you. Circumstances Unforeseen circumstancesAnd is there … Continue reading

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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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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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