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Buk

Hot off the presses, a new poem of mine titled “Buk,” appearing in the June edition of Better than Starbucks – an online/print poetry journal, full of “great books, sharp wit, and great authors.” Enjoy! https://www.betterthanstarbucks.org/poetry-free-verse

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Brief Candles and Macbeth

Not a poem, not a story, not an essay, this is just a musing Recently I watched Orson Welles’ Macbeth with my son.  It’s one  of his masterful everything from nothing films, put together on a shoestring budget and delivered … Continue reading

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Ode to the Sunday Paper

Just in time for the weekend, folks…. Ode to the Sunday Paper One of my greatest pleasures is sitting down on Sunday morning cup of coffee in hand, once twice, three times refilled reading through every section of the newspaper, … Continue reading

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Officespeak

Here’s a poem for anyone who has had to sit around meetings, classes, or parties, where folks who are clearly in over their heads,  talk just to talk.  You know what I’m saying. Officespeak There is no “I” in team, … Continue reading

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Exactly

Hello friends!  Recently I thought I’d try my hand at some Flash Fiction. It’s a good challenge, because you have to write super tight to tell a story in 50 ,100, or 300 words. Here’s a new piece, “Exactly”, that  … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs and “The Wave”

Happy September everyone. Been busy working, writing, resisting; hanging with Jude, catching up with old friends across the pond, teaching my boy how to drive a bit and poof, now he’s a sophomore at USN. As the temperature heats up … Continue reading

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President’s Day

Naturally some of us write more than others, by necessity and desire, but I was reading Lincoln: the Biography of a Writer last week and not coincidentally, ran across one of President Lincoln’s most impassioned texts on the power of writing.  … Continue reading

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