Category Archives: stranger

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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Easter Sunday

    Back around Easter, as you may probably be aware, I started this poem and I had only the first three lines complete when I put it on the shelf for whatever reason and this morning I happened to … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

    Written in honor of my mother, and on Mother’s Day it has a special place in  my heart.. God Bless all of our mothers wherever they may be. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you, Jake. A Mother’s … Continue reading

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Saint Paddy’s Day

     This one is from last year, and I still get a chuckle out of it, thinking about the inspiration for it. For five years, when I worked in South Boston, (U.S. Postal Zip Code 02127) Mass. I was … Continue reading

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Death Of A Stranger

    I’ve been working on this one for most of the month, and each time that I read it, I change it. So I’m not going to read it again.. For a while.. It is very long, but I … Continue reading

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Interjections and Reflections

     It’s Saturday, so let us keep it on the light side today.  So I will give you a few thoughts of mine, hopefully to amuse and entertain you. Have a wonderful Saturday everyone, Jake. Interjections and Reflections The pen is mightier, … Continue reading

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Winds Of Time

     An observation on the aging process, and how we may forget that our elders were once young, vibrant and productive people too! Nursing homes are the equivalent of cages at the zoo, where living, breathing things, are taken from their natural environment and placed in confinement, and where they will continue to exist, solely at the mercy and … Continue reading

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An Angel’s Smile

     While I have complained lately about a lack of creative energy and a lackluster effort to improve upon that condition, sometimes it just won’t be stifled. Here is an example of that. I was standing in line to buy stamps … Continue reading

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The Letter

THE LETTER  Dear Linda Lou, the letter said, your dear old, faithful dog is dead, and I hate to be the one, to break the news. * Not much has happened, since you left town. Oh, the first parish church … Continue reading

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The Scream, The Screamer, And The Deed

     This one could be right out of a script for a crime show on TV. The seedier side of life, and the violence that goes with it, is part of everyday living and dying for some. Graphic violence is depicted in … Continue reading

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