Author Archives: poemsandponderings

About poemsandponderings

Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~

A Tale of Truth and Lies

                 A Tale of Truth and Lies A wise old Irishman by the name of O’Flynn once stood on the stoop of “The Olde Sailor’s Inn” and he cried in remorse for his … Continue reading

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Where Are The Answers?

Where Are The Answers? So many questions on life are asked but to our own particular soul like, how many minutes are there left until I’ve heard my final toll? * Will I be at peace then at the end … Continue reading

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A NEW YEAR UPON US

It would seem to me that each and every year we decide that this is “the time” to alter and atone for some of our bad behaviors of the past year (and/or life) and give up some of those bad … Continue reading

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The Words Of The Fool

    As well as scamps and scoundrels the most devious and despicable are often seated near the head of the table where they may ensure the most damage! Jake  The Words Of The Fool To sit upon the golden … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     I must apologize this was supposed to publish this morning, but apparently it did not..      Some of you may remember this from two years ago, but this horrible and unbelievable situation still remains effect. And so, … Continue reading

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God Bless The Servants Of Freedom

    With Veteran’s Day approaching I would like to offer a prayer or a wish if you will for our current servants of freedom and for those who have sacrificed for our great and honorable nation.     Please respect … Continue reading

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The Journey Beckons

     I have not ceased to be nor write, nor to be somewhat contrite, for my leisure in posting on this here blog and for that I blame not spell nor grog.     The cause of course is … Continue reading

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