Category Archives: Windward surf

Saint Elmo And The Light

     My friend Bim, (see “Honors”) sent me some pictures today from the fisherman’s/seaman’s memorial in Gloucester, Massachusetts. To offer me an inspiration for a poem dedicated to those sailors who have been lost at sea. While the sailors in the following poem would not be lost, they did sail out of … Continue reading

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The Mourning After

     With my daughter Rachel’s wedding rapidly approaching, I couldn’t help thinking of those who were instrumental in her upbringing, and who will not be in physical attendance. They all passed within a short span of time of one another, as … Continue reading

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