Tag Archives: 2014

News

An ancient song I wrote with my friend and Chi-town legend, Hugh Hart, appeared in a documentary on these bike riders who go from S.F. to L.A. to raise money for leukemia.  The riders are called the Fireflies; our song … Continue reading

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Trailhead

Trailhead Past crowds of people taking pictures with i-phones And I-pads, shoulder to shoulder on the boardwalk Watching great travertine cliffs steam and sputter Sending ribbons of life spilling out against a backdrop Of gray clouds and dead struggling trees… … Continue reading

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Grand Observations

Grand Observations Sulfur clouds billow Like warm blankets, Fanned by a distant mother Keeping us alive Do not touch Do not burn yourself, In these deep hypnotic pools Of emerald and green, Sapphire and blue, Moods ever changing, On a … Continue reading

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The Meadows

The Meadows As we left the lodge pine forest and Walked through meadows dotted with Yellow wild flowers and patches of blue We came across a field of ravens Nodding their small black heads to and fro Dancing and hopping … Continue reading

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All the Way North

It’s been too long since the last post. Lots of musings and thoughts to report, but right now, am trying to finish up a bunch of poems I wrote in June while my son Jude and I were in Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Maps

Here’s an appropriate poem, for Spring Break, as my son Jude and I will undoubtedly be looking at….Here’s an appropriate poem, for Spring Break, as my son Jude and I will undoubtedly be looking at…. Maps Carrying maps we move … Continue reading

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Science on Screen

Sent this around to a few friends already, but Jude and I went to another night of Science on Screen at the Belcourt Theater here in Nashville. Apparently, there are a few other locations around the country doing this, so … Continue reading

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Dressed in Blue

Here’s a baseball poem for the season! Dressed in Blue (Friday August 6, 2004) In the yellow car we rode All the way to China Basin, Passing through the shadow of the Mays “Daddy, see the sailboats, Underneath the bridge,” … Continue reading

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Bonie

Bonie I miss Scotland and my friends who took me around by bus and by foot, through gardens and gargoyles past castles and river walks when the rain stopped and the yellow flowers bloomed golden across empty glens deep in … Continue reading

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Tennessee Vintage Baseball

The Turning Point Blue versus gray, brother versus brother At Chickamauga and Vicksburg, she remained In the car, as I scoured the fields of battle, Closed my eyes and traced the flight of the cannonball Into the future Under a … Continue reading

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