Tag Archives: Jack G. Downing

Sundays In Haiku

     I haven’t posted Haiku’s in quite a while, so what better day than today to post this particular one..     Enjoy it if you will and have a peaceful and spiritual Sunday, Jake. Sundays In Haiku Inner … Continue reading

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The Right To Remain Silent

     In case there was any question on my view of the current immigration problem, read this: The Right To Remain Silent Don’t speak to me about your rights, if you sneak through the fence at night. Or if … Continue reading

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    Rewritten slightly from 2011 but the message is the same.. Happy New Year Friends, Jake. Resolutions In the New Year:  I will:                                 … Continue reading

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A Christmas Reflection

     I would like to take this opportunity to wish my family, friends and for that matter, all of mankind a peaceful and joyous Christmas.. MERRY CHRISTMAS, Jake. A Christmas Reflection “The world in solemn stillness lay” upon that … Continue reading

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The Memory Of Christmas

    There is a special feeling that the Christmas Season brings to people everywhere. Though over the years the message of Christmas seems to have been diminished and altered in such a way as to focus more on the … Continue reading

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The Captain Lives

    Here is another “I don’t want to grow up” themed poem for your reading pleasure.. They seem to come to me more and more as I “advance” in years. But now, if you will excuse me, my inner … Continue reading

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The High Cost Of Love

    A quick little post this morning and something to think about when you believe that you are falling in love.. Be careful, Jake.     The High Cost Of Love  A love that is true is a gift to … Continue reading

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A Day Of Thanks And Giving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL OF YOU AND MAY WE REMEMBER HIM IN OUR CELEBRATIONS Jake. A Day Of Thanks And Giving  A crisp, they say, is in the air, and the sun may shine, or not. And the turkey on … Continue reading

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Politics In Haiku (Part II)

     It has been awhile dear friends since I have posted anything, so I thought that when I posted today it should be something topical. And immediately, politics came to mind and my Haiku postings usually garner a healthy … Continue reading

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The Valiant One

    To they who have passed on the torch of freedom; You live on in our hearts and minds. And to the next generation of patriots who must pick up that torch and carry on; May the grace of … Continue reading

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