Category Archives: fire

When Death Came From The Sky

    Every year on this date I publish the following poem to keep the event fresh in my mind and in the mind of my faithful readers. I have edited it slightly this year and I don’t think it … Continue reading

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No News Is Good News

Or as the “Eagles” have suggested, … “Dirty Laundry”… This is my take on the news that is brought to us on a daily basis.. I hope that you like it.     Have a great day and please,, stay … 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 Grill)

     I’ve written a few poems recently with a theme.. Backyard Fun.. They are all very much tongue in cheek, but I think that you will have some fun with them. This one, (the grill) has a funny sideline to it. … Continue reading

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Hell’s Fire

     While enjoying a Sunday breakfast this past weekend at the “Station 5 Grille” in Natick, Massachusetts, a firefighter/firehouse themed restaurant, I was reminded of this poem from last year. As most of you know by now, I am not really “up” on my … Continue reading

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A Message From Phoenix

      I’m not exactly sure what to say about this one, this time. As I have posted it before,(I too, need a Mulligan, now and then) I am thus reluctant, to return “to those thrilling days of yesteryear” and merely read and repeat what … Continue reading

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The Gypsy Caravan

     Here is one, hot off the presses, started and finished Tuesday, February 14, 2012. I believe that by the end of it, you will be humming or singing to yourselves, or in some cases (and to the great regret of those of us around you) … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Whiskey

     This was at first a song.. I had thought it somewhat  “Dylanesque,”  and more than somewhat presumptuous and pretentious on my part. It just flowed, and took on a life of its own. There is more to it than meets the eye, … Continue reading

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Hunting Season

     I have been hunting only once in my life.. I shot a tree.. It lived. Not exactly the outdoorsman, not even a good fisherman, except for the occasional deep-sea fishing trip, though not even that lately, I haven’t fished since I was … Continue reading

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Hell’s Fire

     I’m not going to give any long-winded blah, blah, blah, tonight, because this is a poem that is a tribute to some of the bravest, and most selfless people that God has ever created…The Firefighter. We lost a dear friend earlier … Continue reading

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