Category Archives: creative writing

Time & Timelessness

Thoughts central to Shakespeare’s sonnets are beauty, procreation, nature and time. Personal beauty overcomes the ravages of time by procreation, “Die single and thy image dies with thee.”(sonnet 3) “For never-resting time leads summer on/To hideous winter and confounds him … Continue reading

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The spell that clears the mind Draws the dreamer back Earthward, sun-sprayed Defined by brick and leaf And the veil they make i’ the sun In the hush as grass waves; And all that’s disregarded returns From under the shadow … Continue reading

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Where’s the evidence?

Pardon me:  just fact checking. Homeland Security on AP’s National Guard: ‘Absolutely Incorrect’ An explosive report that Secretary Kelly wanted to use troops to “round up” undocumented immigrants gets serious pushback. Betsy Woodruff 02.17.17 11:42 AM ET The Department of … Continue reading

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The Cave

Reflecting things eternal. Continue reading

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Tiny Man with the Big Voice at the Derby

Then Short gentleman with the booming voice You’d run up to the stage like a batter to the plate Beaming as though the whole world loved you Never complaining as they goosed you off the floor When you hit the … Continue reading

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The Fragility of Human Perception

The Fragility of Human Perception

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Young Man at Paper Box Adelaide and Yonge 9:20 am

Dear stranger: Forgive my city For locking its papers And keeping your coin Running you ragged without hospitality. Still you’re drunk And you know it, but as your friend said It’s the only way you can take people’s bullshit.

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