Category Archives: mortal coil

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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Mr. Weber Died

    This poem is based on a true event of this past week, for no apparent reason the title (exactly as shown) appeared in my mind while I was futilely attempting to get to sleep. I only wish that … Continue reading

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     I wrote this five years ago as a song, and of course if you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you know how that song lyrics thing worked out for me.. So I published it as … Continue reading

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The Daily Gift

The Daily Gift  Each day is a gift so use them with thrift for there’s no guarantee of tomorrow. But when they are gone and it’s time to move on, then do so without any sorrow. Jack Downing Nov. 2013 … Continue reading

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The Law Suit

     I’m really pressed for time today, I’m off to work some overtime at the real job. So I’m giving you a brand, spanking new poem that I just wrote yesterday.. There is truth in humor and humor in truth.      I hope you … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Brook

     This one is fitting for a Sunday, I think. Enjoy, and God Bless, Jake. JORDAN’S BROOK  I have lived inside, this shell, that’s I, for decades six, plus more, and I’ve searched my mind, but, have yet to find, … Continue reading

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The Mountain

     This is another new poem, and it is spiritual in nature. I really like the way it came together and I hope that you will too. The Mountain I stood atop the mountain and I looked God in the eye. … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth

    Do you have that deep down, can’t get enough, craving for sweets? You know, candy, brownies, cake or chocolate in any form. I personally am not a big sweets person (or a big sweet person, some might say) but if I were, these would be my … Continue reading

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The Mourning After

     As I mentioned yesterday Memorial Day will soon be upon us, and I intend to post poems fitting to the occasion..Today’s post is in memory of three people of my family that passed on within months of each other. … Continue reading

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Hell’s Fire

     While enjoying a Sunday breakfast this past weekend at the “Station 5 Grille” in Natick, Massachusetts, a firefighter/firehouse themed restaurant, I was reminded of this poem from last year. As most of you know by now, I am not really “up” on my … Continue reading

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