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About poemsandponderings

If God should ask me why I think I deserve to enter Heaven I will confess to Him right there that I know that I do not. But in fact, that He should know I prefer a climate not too hot! ~Jack Downing~

Saturday, Oh Saturday

This too is a work of fiction, as I don’t do yard work or much of anything else around the house, as you can see I’m too busy “honing” my craft. Saturday, Oh Saturday Saturday, oh Saturday how we love … Continue reading

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Hi, Neighbor

     Well, would you look at this, (please do) two consecutive days of new posts by yours truly. I don’t know how or why it happened all of a sudden, after what has been a significant creative drought, but … Continue reading

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Just Some Passage Of Time

    This is a first hand report on the process of aging and the results of same. Please enjoy the latest emission from the mind of a newly inducted curmudgeon.      Time does not necessarily heal all wounds my … Continue reading

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What Is Luck?

    I haven’t written anything for a while and this came to me as I was “pondering” my life’s situations and I thought I would share a bit of my mindset with you this morning. I hope that you … Continue reading

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The Birth Of A Nation

The birth of a nation is like that of a child the first years are for nurturing and then come the wild. But they’ll emerge as mature with a lot of guidance and care and survive to a great age … Continue reading

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Questions Of A Personal Nature

     This came to me a week or so ago, and it is a rather thought-provoking poem that elicited some  inner searching deeper than that which is my norm. But, I must confess that I am very pleased with its … Continue reading

Posted in Cross roads, Earth and Us, education, honesty, inner satisfaction, Judgment, life, Life's Journey, poet, reflections, soul, spiritual, thoughts, Why is it?, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Questions Of A Lifetime

    Some questions that I’m sure most, if not all, of us could ask ourselves as we pass through the stages of life. And to those of us who have passed through more than just a few,  I think … Continue reading

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