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April

Rod McKuen was not only the preeminent poet of the 70s and a singer/songwriter- he happened to be born in the month of April! His most popular book was Stanyon Street & other Sorrows but he was quite prolific and … Continue reading

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Venice in Snow

Winter has taken a vacation in Venice this year He was as welcome as death The children played and laughed in a different way All the politicians in Russia stopped laughing Colors in a Peter Maxx Faded to an almost … Continue reading

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Back to the Lucky Dog!

This is going to be a lucky year for me. I could use some really good luck about now and I’m going to put any that comes my way to good use. Of course, to me, good luck would be … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…

by Clement Clarke Moore (born July 15, 1779; died July 10, 1863)   ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with … Continue reading

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Do They Still Say It?

Do You Respect Our Flag ? It is time to reintroduce the pledge of allegiance in our public and private schools again. Many people, I have found out, do not have it memorized. Meanwhile, I could say it in my … Continue reading

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He abides

by Evelyn M. Wallace (excerpt from my first book of poetry, Seasons of the Heart) Across a dark, star-filled sky a shooting star soars and falls like a dying bird in mid-flight a wolf cries out his loneliness to a … Continue reading

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England’s Halloween…

“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” From the traditional English folk verse, c1870. http://www.francisfrith.com/us/blog/bonfire-night https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashby_St_Ledgers

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Autumnal Bliss !

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one autumnal face.  -John Donne Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. – Emily Brontë It’s my most favorite time of the year … Continue reading

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A Letter

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Veracity for Valentine’s Day

When people don’t feel loved or for some reason believe that they are unloved it is unlikely that you will find them able to love themselves or others. Because love is behavior, it can be learned but not if it … Continue reading

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