Category Archives: pride

The Once And Future King

     Inspiration struck me again this morning and this was the result. Now, whether YOU, the reader finds this inspirational or not is entirely a matter of opinion, preference or taste. But, I do hope that for whatever reason … Continue reading

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My Dog Pride

    This is a work of fiction, no animals were injured, in any fashion, during this production. Any resemblance to any other canine, living or dead, is purely coincidental and is not intended to bring tears to the eyes … Continue reading

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The Horse Of Death

     HEROIN… Enough said!  The Horse Of Death  Upon the horse of death the lancer rides leaving in his tracks all sense of pride, when unable to dismount he must reside within the living hell that burns inside. * … Continue reading

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Backyard Fun (The Pool)

     Number four in the backyard fun series. Kids don’t try this at home without sober adult supervision… As you will see, that rules me out, good luck!      Have a winsome Wednesday everyone, Jake. Backyard Fun (The Pool) As the weather got … Continue reading

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The American Caesar

     I haven’t posted anything too political for a while now. So let’s get on with the show..      I hope you like it, and whatever your interpretation(s) may be, I would be interested in hearing. Jake. The American Caesar And the … Continue reading

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When Hope Departs

When Hope Departs   Wherein lies the good hope when the truth is shown, with all doubt removed to face one’s mirror own?  * What purpose has it then to dream beyond the real, while knowing in the heart that … Continue reading

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     May God Bless America..Please! Happy Fourth of July everyone.. AMERICAN I  AM  Now, listen here children, you boys and you girls. You can travel from here, and go, ’round the world. But, wherever you be, and, a slight breeze, … Continue reading

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The Invasion of Sadness

     When I wrote this, as you will know after reading, I had a pervasive feeling of sadness, without any apparent reason. The condition came and went, without warning or explanation for a few days. I still don’t know what … Continue reading

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      This is a long poem, so I will make up for it by keeping the lead-in as short as possible.      I know it is February and  baseball may not be on many minds right now, but..Major League Baseball … Continue reading

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     I had intended this one to be the final post in the series, but being that the final post would most likely come on a weekend,(Super Bowl Sunday no less) I decided to put it out there on Friday … Continue reading

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