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The Living Blanket

     It seems that I have lost the “drive” to write. I no longer have pen and paper handy at all times to record for posterity any and all of my inklings, full-fledged ideas or mere inspirations. No, I … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Almanac In Haiku

     ‘And now for something completely different’* “The Farmer’s Almanac in Haiku.”   Try these on for size a somewhat different view of the Almanac. ………………………………… Please enjoy, and comment. Jake. The Farmer’s Almanac In Haiku Some predictions come from … Continue reading

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The Magic Line

     I wrote this one, two years ago, and guess what? Since then I haven’t gotten any younger, or for that matter, any more tolerant, sprite, or pretty, and most certainly, no less achy. I’ve become curmudgeonly, cranky and … Continue reading

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Nature In Haiku

     Haiku has become a favorite of mine, I find it fairly easy to write so long as I have a subject. Well today’s subject is nature, and the material is almost unlimited. But we must draw the line … Continue reading

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Interjections and Reflections

     It has been a while since I have delved into my twisted thought files, so here are a few of the old and the new. Enjoy please. Have a great Thursday everyone, Jake. Ben Franklin said that “Haste Makes Waste.” … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of Heaven

     Just a thought, or two, for a Sunday morning. It is a poem in need of pondering.      Please read and enjoy, Jake. The Dark Side Of Heaven There are those who will say that there isn’t a Hell and into its … Continue reading

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Sundays In Haiku

     It has been a while since I’ve given you some Haiku, so this morning I wrote these and I will hope that you like them, and that you don’t find them to be a….”Stink-o de my-o”…. In any case happy Cinco … Continue reading

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Politics In Haiku

     Politics! It’s all here.. In Haiku. Enjoy, Jake. Politics In Haiku Election Day gone My candidate did not win The end is now near ……………………………………………  Lawyers or liars All candidates seem to be Just one and the same ……………………………………………. … Continue reading

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Instant Harma

     A little play on words for the title of this one. It is an “oldie, but a goodie” for sure. In the words of Simon and Garfunkle in “The 59th street bridge song “…”Slow down you move too fast…”      Click … Continue reading

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     I found this one today in my song lyric file, but I can’t for the life of me figure out how I thought that this could be put to music. The following poem is a figment of my imagination … Continue reading

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