Tag Archives: Poetry

Poetry I Love: Foundations

Foundations    By Leopold Staff I built on the sand And it tumbled down, I built on a rock And it tumbled down. Now when I build, I shall begin With the smoke from the chimney. Translated from the Polish … Continue reading

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Poetry I Love: Fears of Zero

Since watching the new Muppet movie last week, I have been on a major Muppet Show kick.  Season two is keeping me company right now, and I am loving the Poe-flavor of the Fears of Zero skit. Fears of Zero Jerry Juhl … Continue reading

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Poetry I Love: In the desert

In the desert Stephen Crane I saw a creature, naked, bestial, who, squatting upon the ground, held his heart in his hands, and ate of it. I said, “Is it good, friend?” “It is bitter – bitter.” he answered, “but … Continue reading

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Poetry I Love: Crazy Campground Woman

It was 2007, or maybe 2008, when I met a woman in the desert.  I stumbled into her town and up to her folding table scattered with her self-published books of poetry. Her skin was leathery and loose, and barely … Continue reading

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For Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day, everyone! I am so proud that I had the opportunity to serve my country, and even more proud that I come from a long line of veterans, including both of my parents. In honor of Veterans Day … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Possibility

The Door By: Miroslav Holub Go and open the door. Maybe outside there’s A tree, or a wood, A garden, Or a magic city. Go and open the door. Maybe a dog’s rummaging. Maybe you’ll see a face, Or an … Continue reading

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Poetry I Love: An Obstacle

An Obstacle Charles Perkins Stetson I was climbing up a mountain-path with many things to do, important business of my own, and other people’s too, when I ran against a Prejudice that quite cut off the view. My work was … Continue reading

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