Category Archives: tavern

Irish Toast

     To continue on with the Saint Patrick’s Day theme, here is one Irishman’s wish for the day!                                         ♣♣♣♣♣ … Continue reading

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The Old Man At The Shrine

       I can’t think of a lead-in that would adequately describe the following poem, so I’ll let you read it and decide for yourselves what meaning or message it may carry. Here’s hoping  that your Tuesday is tremendous.   The … Continue reading

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The Golden Age Of Rap

      Those of you that have been with me for a while know that I am a somewhat unaccomplished and untalented song writer, and you may have read this one before, (but now it has been edited and allegedly improved upon) and you know that it is my … Continue reading

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The Salty Dog

     For those who miss the ocean, and their home.. A little something light. Happy Wednesday, Jake. THE SALTY DOG  Now, whenever I get the notion, that I miss being near, the ocean, I just head downtown, to a bar … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day In Haiku

     With but one week to go until the day of all days for the Irish, me thought something of  Japanese origin would do nicely to confuse the hell out of ya’s. Enjoy! Jake. St. Patrick’s Day In Haiku When the beer … Continue reading

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The Life and Death Of Connor Finnegan

     Get yourself a cup of tea, or coffee if you prefer, and put your feet up,  for this is a long one. First published two years ago as my St. Patrick’s Day offering it seems to have garnered even more … Continue reading

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Irish Toast

     Okay, enough of the heavy stuff, for now. I’m going to lighten up a bit here.. So, picture yourselves in an “Irish” pub, surrounded by all of your Irish friends, (I’m presuming that anyone who can picture themselves in an Irish pub … Continue reading

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Save It For A Rainy Day

     Wow, looking at the date on this one, I realized that it must have been one of my very first attempts at writing anything. I have also noticed, that I haven’t gotten much better at it, in the process.      … Continue reading

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Drinking And Thinking

     We all know someone like this guy, the one who knows everything about everything, and is more than willing to share his or her, (yes, women are not exempt) “expertise” with anyone who will listen. And too often with any who … Continue reading

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Instant Harma

     A little play on words for the title of this one. It is an “oldie, but a goodie” for sure. In the words of Simon and Garfunkle in “The 59th street bridge song “…”Slow down you move too fast…”      Click … Continue reading

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