Category Archives: wishing

The March Wind

As a “tribute” to the winds of March that blustered and bullied us here in New England this past weekend.. The March Wind Tis the lion’s roar we feel this day as the March wind so bitterly bears the freeze … Continue reading

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What Scares Me On Halloween

WHAT SCARES ME ON HALLOWEEN I’m not afraid of ghosts I’m not afraid of goblins I’m not afraid of monsters who come to my door hobblin’. No I’m not scared of fairy queens nor pirates with their swords! No, what … Continue reading

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A Poet’s Lament

    This was written recently, in part, as a response to a comment from a new follower (Eileen @Laughter: Carbonated Grace). The first eight lines were modified only slightly with the word “pity” replacing “bless” in the first line. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas I Say

    I was going to save this for Christmas week, but I think it may be more appropriate now. Speak-up don’t be intimidated by political correctness. Merry Christmas to all!! Jake. MERRY CHRISTMAS I SAY Where have gone, those … Continue reading

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The Old Apple Tree

A salute to the wonders of youth and imaginations that have no limit. The Old Apple Tree What wonder lies behind the eyes of the child not yet deceived? Where impossible dreams, though beyond their means, are not imagined but … 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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IRISH BLESSING #11

     Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you all. May the saints keep a’smilin’ upon you, on this blessed day and for always. Jake.  Irish Blessing #11 May your hearth be always warm may your beer be always cold and … Continue reading

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