Category Archives: mountains

The Mountain

      My friend Mary, (see Mary’s Limerick) asked me for a prayer poem for her dear friend Barbara who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. Barbara has already beaten another type of cancer, but is now gearing up for … Continue reading

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The Final Run Of Engine Number Nine

     This is one of my longest poems, an epic if you will, and one of my story poems. Please take a minute (or 3) and put yourself in the engine compartment of Engine Number Nine.. But don’t stay there … Continue reading

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My Life’s Path

     A Sunday morning thought.. My Life’s Path I cannot help but ponder the path that I have taken, to bring me now through all my living days.  Why the hills I’ve had to climb have ne’er been mountains, nor … Continue reading

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A Crooked Trail

     I have been so non-creative lately. No, not much is happening inside the old cranium, the “nutshell” if you will, and even though I’ve been a little bit on the ill side, still I have been very lackadaisical in regard to … Continue reading

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Interjections and Reflections

I am taking the easy way out..Again. Enjoy your Sunday everyone. Jake. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Some people are at their happiest, when those around them, are not. ……………………………………………………………… Do not waste the time today, with regret, and sorrow, for all your, yesterday’s … Continue reading

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America You’re Beautiful

     I am aware that it is election day. Thank God it will soon be over! But we have other things to thank God for, we should be thankful that we, as a nation have been given blessings in abundance, and … Continue reading

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October Snow

     I wrote this one last year, and we here in the Northeast had a marvelous winter. Mild, and almost snow-less after the early October snow.. This year we got a Hurricane, and the southern mountains and the upper midwest got the … Continue reading

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The Seasons In Haiku

   I know that I’ve probably posted this before…But it is the easy way out today. I’m sorry if I bore you with it, but I’m in a rush…Again!! Please read and enjoy, Jake. The Seasons In Haiku   Summer … 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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