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My Thought for Today...
The morning birds sing of something they seem to understand. About my week I feel uncertain. Untied to any one star and without an oar to row to that place in the galaxy I have yet to subscribe to. If only I could understand the language that forms the bird...
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kisses are a better fate than wisdom
kisses are a better fate than wisdom...  for life's not a paragraph...  a nd death i think is no parenthesis                      e e cummings 
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Confession Tuesday - St Patrick's Day Edition
Dear Reader: Its been a week since my last confession. A week of doctor visits, zoo trip, and getting our car back from my daughter - thus ending our long period that I refer to as our shut-in era period. Let's get started: Sunday, I went to the zoo. It's m...
Dear Reader: Its been a week since my last confession. A week of doctor visits, zoo trip, and getting our car back from my daughter - thus ending our long period that I refer to as our shut-in era period. Let's get sta...
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Week 53: William Yeats
If Yeats (this weeks card) is to carry any message with it, it surely relates to change.Why? Because Yeats poetry straddled the Victorian era with  romantic poetry and the twentieth century with modern poetry that had a flavor of political and social discou...
If Yeats (this weeks card) is to carry any message with it, it surely relates to change.Why? Because Yeats poetry straddled the Victorian era with  romantic poetry and the twentieth century with modern poetry that had a flavo...
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Whitman on Accomplishments
If you've it, it ain't bragging.  - Walt Witman
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Week 52: King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman
It's been fifty-two weeks since I started this project of drawing a Poet Tarot Card to see me through the week. That's a full year of this project.  This week the card is the King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman. So, what can I learn from Whitman?  My first...
It's been fifty-two weeks since I started this project of drawing a Poet Tarot Card to see me through the week. That's a full year of this project.  This week the card is the King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman. So, what can...
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I find Szymbroska's poetry so organic and practical. He is always a treat to read.
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Week # 55: e e cummings Master of Uncharted Territory and AWP
The e e cummings Tarot card rules my week. This is probably a good thing because I am embarking on uncharted territory in so many ways. I am feeling unsettled. I am both unsettled and and anxious. Unsettled because I am back to being a pretty ardent self cr...
The e e cummings Tarot card rules my week. This is probably a good thing because I am embarking on uncharted territory in so many ways. I am feeling unsettled. I am both unsettled and and anxious. Unsettled because I am back ...
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Week 54: The Four of Letterpresses - Look fro ways to learn & grow
This card reminds us that there is a wealth of information that can be obtained by turning to others. Be it workshops, small groups of like minded artists, or one particular person who has some area of expertise that you can benefit from by interacting with...
This card reminds us that there is a wealth of information that can be obtained by turning to others. Be it workshops, small groups of like minded artists, or one particular person who has some area of expertise that you can ...
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Confession Tuesday - The Tom Selleck Not Bert Reynolds Edition
Dear Reader: It's been a week of poetry meetings - both attended and missed. A week in week of driving in which I became a trucker. A week of senior moment and mistaken identity or at least recall. One of these two men are Bert Reynolds and the other Tom Se...
Dear Reader: It's been a week of poetry meetings - both attended and missed. A week in week of driving in which I became a trucker. A week of senior moment and mistaken identity or at least recall. One of these two men are ...
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Tom Brokaw Turns to Poetry During Battle With Cancer
Thomas McGuane interviews  Tom Brokaw Growing up and being especially politically oriented I watched the evening news religiously. People of my generation will often recall Walter Cronkite and rave about his professionalism as a TV journalist. In the pre-ca...
Thomas McGuane interviews Tom Brokaw Growing up and being especially politically oriented I watched the evening news religiously. People of my generation will often recall Walter Cronkite and rave about his professionalism as...
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Week 51: Nine of Quills
My Poet Tarot card drawn this week was the Nine of Quills.  This card offers a reminder that just as there are bumps along life's road, there are bumps in a writer/artist life. Just as much of life is beyond our own control, there are things that happen tha...
My Poet Tarot card drawn this week was the Nine of Quills.  This card offers a reminder that just as there are bumps along life's road, there are bumps in a writer/artist life. Just as much of life is beyond our own control, ...
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Poet, writer, baseball fanatic, husband, father, wine lover, searcher, dreamer and witness to these times.
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