Category Archives: scars

Just Some Passage Of Time

    This is a first hand report on the process of aging and the results of same. Please enjoy the latest emission from the mind of a newly inducted curmudgeon.      Time does not necessarily heal all wounds my … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     The Boston Red Sox and New Balance Footwear inc. along with a large variety of  other sponsors (too numerous to mention here) are again hosting the “Run to Home Base” road race challenge on July 25, 2015  for the … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     Everyday, there are twenty-two fatalities related to military service in defense of our country. Not on the battlefield nor even necessarily on active duty. Every sixty-five minutes a veteran takes their own life. That is a staggering statistic. … Continue reading

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Burden Of The Heart

     It seems that whenever I re-read a poem, I almost invariably edit it in some way. Usually the reader can look back and compare the versions, (although I have no idea why they might) but this one I … Continue reading

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The War Of Love

     I heard a song on the radio that likened being in love to being at war, and this is what came out of that premise. I have said before that inspiration can come in many forms and in many … Continue reading

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A Childhood Denied

     As I informed you yesterday, this next poem is from the darker side of life. All of the caveats that were presented yesterday are still in effect. This poem contains subject matter that may, and should, offend your senses. … Continue reading

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Business Advice

     MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS. Advice given to all of us at one time or another. Whether we’re trying to be helpful or nosey, quite often someone will take offense. So MYOB is a good practice, because unless you are invited you are most likely not welcomed … Continue reading

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The Price of Love

      I must always offer a caveat, (which translates from the Latin to English as, “covering my ass”) before one of these:      The following poem, in no way or manner reflects my past or current relationship with my loving wife (Beth) of thirty-two years,(May 10th see, … Continue reading

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The Magic Line

Funny how the mind works, a half an hour before I typed this, I had no idea what I was going to post today. I even mentioned it to Denise at, as I was responding to her very nice comment on “Strive … Continue reading

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While the Village Slept

      Short but not so sweet… “Complacency, will bring about the demise of Democracy”…..Jack Downing. While the Village Slept  Out, beyond the range, of the scent of the hounds, the invaders massed, in force. Preparing without haste, waiting, without sound, for events, to set … Continue reading

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