Tag Archives: New England

That Old Barn

     Here is one of the (few) new poems that has emerged from this once fertile, but now seemingly barren, imagination of mine. I will tell you up-front that it is all fiction as I have not a particular attachment, to any particular barn, in any … Continue reading

Posted in Americana, cow, dog, Earth and Us, environment, history, joy and sorrow, life, old days, scarecrow | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Jeff Foxworthy On New Englanders

     I had to share with you, an e-mail that I received yesterday morning.. It is so, so true.. Chuckles for you, this Wednesday. Jeff Foxworthy On New Englanders Here is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about New Englanders…  Forget … Continue reading

Posted in humor, truth, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

A Seasonal View

     I wrote this the other day in response to my friend Denise over at Adeeyoyo’s Blog. (Though it has been edited and revised somewhat from the original.) She was bemoaning the departure of summer with autumn impending, and of course, the ensuing winter there in the southern hemisphere. While we here … Continue reading

Posted in Earth and Us, environment, fleeting time, humor, life, mischievious, poet, Seasons, wishing, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Winter’s Grip

     While winter here in the Northern Hemisphere is allegedly on the wane, though a big storm is expected in the Heartland of the U.S. over the next few days and possibly into New England by Wednesday-Thursday, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

Posted in common cold, Earth and Us, environment, humor, joy and sorrow, life, men, misery, women, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Nantucket Sound

     As I was scrolling through my list of poems looking for something to post today, I skittered past this one at first, when the word ‘Nantucket‘ jumped out at me. Well that certainly gave me pause, as I didn’t remember ever writing anything that had ‘Nantucket’ in … Continue reading

Posted in Americana, Freedom, God, history, humor, Land Lubbers, rum, seafarers, ships, Songs and Dances | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Work To Be Done

     Yesterday, (Monday 7/23/12) around Southern New England, was very close to the perfect weather day, and yet I had to go to work, as did most of us, I’m sure. But it brought back memories of long, lazy summer days with clear blue skies, … Continue reading

Posted in Americana, environment, history, life, Life's Journey, mischievious, old days, poet, rain, tranaquility | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Global Warming Mister Gore?

    As you will be able to tell, I wrote this about three years ago, when it had a bit more relevance than it does at the present. Today, with the heatwaves    throughout the U.S., its significance, (the poem’s) may seem little bit … Continue reading

Posted in blood and gore, environment, history, humor, Make Believe, misery, Seasons, Senate, Why is it?, wishing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Blessing For A Baby

I love writing the so-called “Irish Blessing” there is something down-to-earth about them. Usually, they are but simple messages, that are surrounded and infiltrated by verbosity. Nonetheless, you can feel the “from the heart” tenor of the words. The title came as an after-thought, but it is a … Continue reading

Posted in blessings, children, good luck, Irish descent, Life's Companion, Life's Journey, lifetime, traveler, wishing, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments