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Penname: Odin Roark
Country: United States
Web address: www.odinroark.com
Favorite book: Infinite Jest
Member type: Author
Member Since: Sep 13, 2006
Bio: Background in NY/LA entertainment and arts, Now Novelist/Poet/Humanist. Two novels published: ECHOSIS, 3 WAY MIRROR. Poems published in "Said and Unsaid" Vol 1. In 2012 - 2 volumes of my poetry were published: "Prosetry at Work," and "Perceptions" (The latter as photo/prosetry art book on Lulu) I am especially intrigued with prosetry and slam poetry artists, especially those who come across with sophisticated street cred and reveal both historical and contemporary philosophical influence. I always have and will continue to see myself as a student of behavior, intent on acquiring a respectable level of wisdom along the way. Of great influence is David Foster Wallace, Neruda, Camus, Zen and world history.

User Writings

Title/Name Date Ranking Reviews Type
Nov 1, 2006133159Novel

MIND PUPPETS by Odin Roark -- Where is that...

Feb 17, 200721275Novel

There's a doorway into the not-too-distant...

Sep 29, 200642714Novel

Terrorist, Nuri Azawa, conspiring on his...

Aug 8, 201017198Novel

After some additional nips and tucks, I hope...

Feb 22, 200943611Novel

Because I've received varying comments on the...

Nov 19, 20102227Poetry

When I first posted this, way back, I thought...

Aug 2, 201318765Poetry

We read a great deal about people living in...

Jan 18, 201426623Poetry

Perhaps each precious moment is truly all there...

Feb 14, 200718516Poetry

Because the other 364 days of the year we tend...

Oct 6, 20068919Poetry

You're either one of us, or you're not, right?

Feb 13, 20129117Poetry

For many, a muse is a fantasy. For this...

Aug 27, 201318345Poetry

With so many ways to cope with city life, one...

Nov 19, 201223944Poetry

Two years later. A prosetry exploration: Does...

Feb 14, 200943111Poetry

I find it interesting at times to bring to the...

Jul 20, 201024847Poetry

Experiences sometimes represent allegories long...

Mar 4, 20133260NewPoetry

So often we give too little acknowledgment to...

Feb 16, 201122154Poetry

Just a stream of thought regarding the...

Sep 19, 200633413Poetry

Falling down is common, from birth to old age....

Aug 16, 201016515Poetry

Misrepresentation kept slapping me in the face...

Sep 28, 200659111Poetry

When love is love until it isn't

Sep 26, 200631513Poetry

Thoughts on the cost of decisions.

Sep 30, 20069169Poetry

I normally don't approve of qualifying a poem,...

Oct 1, 20067849Poetry

On any given day, how do we ponder our lives?...

Oct 4, 200622597Poetry

As a departure from my norm, this is a Slam I...

Oct 9, 200629835Poetry

The fear of being hurt only clouds the light...

Oct 12, 20108259Poetry

It seems so easy to take for granted the...

Oct 13, 200619327Poetry

A minor indictment seeking to understand.

Oct 16, 200618069Poetry

The lament of time lost

Jun 18, 201062210Poetry

As Father's Day approaches, we who've tasted...

Aug 26, 201310956Poetry

It’s so easy to forget what we need while...

Oct 22, 200623176Poetry

A tribute to my muse as a sexagenarian defies...

Jul 19, 201253112Poetry

For all those who continue undaunted by other's...

Jun 2, 201311327Poetry

There’s an erosion taking place that is so...

Mar 27, 20127089Poetry

I seldom re-publish, but this poem first penned...

Dec 22, 201019413Poetry

As bells jingle through the next couple of...

May 12, 201214906Poetry

For the adult, when one’s mother is gone,...

Dec 31, 200611817Poetry

As 2007 approaches, how many of us have learned...

Feb 5, 200711448Poetry

Standing in a subway ushers many moments to act...

Feb 12, 201217914Poetry

With Valentine's Day upon us and its...

Mar 8, 201014815Poetry

The Academy Awards partially vindicated itself...

Mar 23, 200772010Poetry

An experiment in time and space, as seen...

Jan 1, 20095589Poetry

Expressing one's state of mind on this first...

Jan 12, 201114515Poetry

Finding myself struggling to ground some...

Mar 8, 200922114Poetry

Given continuous "same ol'" headlines, here are...

May 12, 201221614Poetry

With so much pressure to become the collective...

Dec 30, 201111216Poetry

As the 1st approaches, I’m left wondering:...

Feb 17, 201110607Poetry

Remembering my grandmother as perhaps she...

Dec 20, 201010416Poetry

Some of the infinite sources that stoke the...

Sep 18, 200721536Poetry

Everybody has a past they either embrace or try...

Jan 7, 201328093Poetry

Time is truly a healer; its cost easily...

Mar 5, 200926695Poetry

After viewing the "pomposity" (thank you Mr....

Oct 27, 201120265Poetry

Denying one’s muse is not an option. Such...

Mar 4, 200931663Poetry

Before the country's back is completely broken...

Feb 8, 201326173Poetry

There is little we know, but horde. There is...

May 22, 201325325Poetry

It’s easy to forget love has many forms.

Mar 7, 201143411Poetry

Another year...another cycle. This morning's...

Mar 9, 201117255Poetry

Some believe we don’t find love, love finds...

Aug 2, 201117555Poetry

After a few weeks of intense reverie, respite...

Aug 29, 201013546Poetry

For some of us, spiritual rallies are but inept...

Oct 11, 201228533Poetry

For some, dreams remain the quintessential...

Jan 5, 201417545Poetry

Ironically, there’s much to be learned from...

Jan 29, 201325504Poetry

How unforeseen the evolution of chance, the...

Jan 25, 201328913Poetry

So much rhetoric re: “what our children will...

Aug 9, 200811487Poetry

Knowing this is far from a finished work, I...

Sep 8, 200829063Poetry

Was it all figured out in the time of Socrates?

Dec 24, 20133399NewPoetry

It’s that time of the year when many find the...

Jul 23, 200812077Poetry

For every disappointment, there is a lesson to...

Jul 23, 200813027Poetry

Thoughts as a Senator moves through foreign lands.

Jun 19, 201023913Poetry

Courage of thought is perhaps difficult for...

Mar 23, 20127038Poetry

Climbing some rock then a quick dip in the...

Apr 14, 201012476Poetry

Unlike long ago, today, digitized memories are...

Apr 16, 20108417Poetry

In the absence of sufficient legitimate...

Feb 6, 20105948Poetry

After years on the site, recalling the...

Jul 18, 20109527Poetry

A prosetry exploration: Does today's super...

Mar 14, 201014596Poetry

This came while thinking about how often we...

Jan 15, 200910907Poetry

Obama awaits in the wings. The question of...

Jul 13, 201010138Poetry

With today's headlines pounding us to be and...

Nov 5, 20088699Poetry

The election morning after is a humbling...

May 1, 201229133Poetry

An experience might convey artistic thought,...

Jan 27, 200915506Poetry

I was compelled on reading the CNN Breaking...

Mar 24, 201331883Poetry

Personifying "lonely" as a state of mind that...

Mar 23, 201024804Poetry

Put myself in a silly mood this morning trying...

Aug 12, 201112396Poetry

How it might be.

Dec 25, 200818775Poetry

Fortunately we'll never be without his essence.

Dec 6, 20109588Poetry

At the risk of sounding stuck on a theme,...

May 9, 201422004Poetry

It’s Sunday coming. From a grown up...

Jan 11, 200911287Poetry

Hopefully my thoughts for the innocent caught...

Feb 15, 201110247Poetry

In life’s quest for happiness, for some,...

Jan 13, 200950210Poetry

This is just a quick reflection for the day....

Aug 2, 201116285Poetry

Many would argue waking up is more than opening...

Jan 21, 20099178Poetry

Having an appreciation for the power of mirrors...

Mar 23, 20133600NewPoetry

There is always the risk we allow ourselves to...

Feb 17, 20099048Poetry

Being only able to imagine the loss sustained...

Mar 21, 20103446NewPoetry

The countdown of historical proportions stands...

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I guess I should first off beg some forgiveness...

Jul 28, 201238010Poetry

Last night, while inane entertainment held the...

Feb 28, 200915417Poetry

I'm sure we've all had such thoughts. Sharing...

Mar 3, 200925094Poetry

Having finished the rewrite on chapter 8 of...

Mar 16, 200942811Poetry

Another rant, but one that I hope spurs you on...

Mar 15, 200910117Poetry

Can we afford to only look ahead?

Mar 18, 200926854Poetry

Having read several poems on site regarding...

Aug 13, 201332563Poetry

Political will regarding global climate change...

Sep 27, 20113534NewPoetry

Bleak and not pretty. "Still waiting for a...

Mar 22, 201319406Poetry

With so much to contend with, why so much denial?

Apr 9, 201024784Poetry

Many would argue that the dichotomy of the...

Mar 21, 20099409Poetry

Surviving myself while growing up seems forever...

Sep 25, 201130303Poetry

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the...

Sep 15, 201014036Poetry

Many things can be said about New York City,...

Mar 25, 20103368NewPoetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

Apr 10, 2009110212Poetry

To all who harbor angst at a distant past...

Jun 20, 201110457Poetry

Survival exercised in Life’s game of choice.

May 2, 201218845Poetry

To know oneself seems clear when we overcome...

Apr 23, 20095699Poetry

What started out as commentary, somehow evolved...

Apr 27, 200930634Poetry

If you've ever had a dream about family that...

May 9, 20149787Poetry

Mothering's complexity is just beginning to be...

Feb 3, 201222614Poetry

Some argue the writer is merely the conduit...

Mar 8, 20133729NewPoetry

Sotheby’s, that place where art seems to be...

May 3, 200920395Poetry

Why must the spoils of fame's fortune so often...

Aug 10, 20124689Poetry

One can only imagine what tomorrow will bring.

Apr 9, 20125659Poetry

To think for oneself might be the real “to be...

Aug 11, 20143509NewPoetry

The joy of thinking and creating rewards are...

Feb 16, 201324824Poetry

Listening to Nino Rota’s scores reminds me of...

Sep 19, 201117506Poetry

Having recently read a book of startling facts...

Mar 25, 201025184Poetry

-As further bubbles burst with Italy’s latest...

Sep 21, 201120846Poetry

Exploring the purpose and history of our hands...

Sep 26, 201012096Poetry

While listening to Phillip Glass’s The Hours,...

Jun 1, 200947410Poetry

With Holiday madness upon us once more, ever...

Apr 20, 201427353Poetry

Remaining optimistic in a chaotic society is...

Jun 3, 201234153Poetry

Taking a hard look around--will earth, with us...

Aug 11, 200911867Poetry

As I reflect on poets and story tellers from...

May 14, 201018195Poetry

Given the disaster of the Gulf Coast, the...

Jul 22, 201019385Poetry

“One? of anything continues to be...

Nov 11, 201118465Poetry

Everyone has a favorite time of the day. For...

Dec 20, 20133725NewPoetry

Not one to purposely preach a better way, but...

Nov 25, 201010518Poetry

On the November day when many give thanks for...

Mar 2, 201012286Poetry

On the eve of several of the most important...

Apr 24, 201319955Poetry

“Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a...

Apr 11, 201222274Poetry

Focusing on upcoming events, mainly the college...

Jun 2, 201221605Poetry

After reading Mary Ruefle’s essay “On...

Aug 6, 201110786Poetry

Trying to stay abreast of the daily global...

Jan 19, 201210187Poetry

In the reverie of Birdland clubs everywhere,...

Dec 19, 20133244NewPoetry

Sometimes, one just has to resurrect the great,...

May 29, 201223545Poetry

As parents gather to witness the college...

Apr 28, 20143744NewPoetry

With all our sentient ability, vacuuming our...

Feb 12, 20135518Poetry

It's that time of the year, and like...

Dec 6, 201127413Poetry

As our troops leave one battle zone and return...

Mar 17, 201216875Poetry

- For most queries there are variant answers....

Aug 20, 201327183Poetry

Taking a pause to give respect where respect is...

Mar 18, 201018885Poetry

Being a long time follower of independent...

Mar 5, 20128518Poetry

We know little of simple creation, this genesis...

Feb 2, 201112986Poetry

As Syria, Tunisia and Egypt carry on their...

May 29, 20139708Poetry

At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.

May 30, 20123332NewPoetry

While the headlines report inhuman atrocities,...

Oct 16, 20136978Poetry

As our broom-stick holiday comes once again,...

Mar 2, 201320424Poetry

How futile the attempt of many to find...

Dec 14, 201123044Poetry

Dealing with distance, I’m reminded that this...

Aug 9, 201125783Poetry

Even as the editing process of Echosis seems...

Mar 9, 20133728NewPoetry

How slave-like we struggle against such...

Sep 5, 201125903Poetry

The week ahead promises this country storms of...

May 14, 201327244Poetry

With camera in hand, burial grounds of youthful...

Aug 1, 20109718Poetry

As much as technology and modern living often...

Mar 7, 20133259NewPoetry

Central Park remains its usual casual “run...

Aug 17, 20123738NewPoetry

Friendship in a friendless city.

May 24, 201221544Poetry

A daily awakening asks much of us. How much...

Feb 10, 201224994Poetry

Having explored some gravesites this past week...

Apr 7, 201321204Poetry

Reworking the original posting, the following...

Dec 18, 201013386Poetry

Seems this time of year either becomes a moment...

May 24, 201116146Poetry

Just a sharing of one person’s perception....

Mar 19, 201116075Poetry

As a no-fly zone hearkens to a repetition of...

Dec 12, 20096888Poetry

Sometimes, the headlines become overwhelming...

Mar 31, 20118137Poetry

Ever notice how difficult it is to find a...

May 1, 20105259Poetry

Climbing mountains sometimes creates experience...

Aug 17, 201037810Poetry

As the Right peddles their nonsensical...

Jan 1, 201016335Poetry

Interesting how a New Year allows that...

Jan 13, 20115678Poetry

- What started out as a simple comment took on...

Jan 2, 201015496Poetry

What does the mirror truly reflect?

Sep 9, 201024365Poetry

Even though we celebrate Halloween but once a...

Jan 18, 20109847Poetry

Acknowledgment for those who recently paused a...

Nov 25, 201120914Poetry

Thanksgiving cleanup time allows thinking...

Dec 18, 20133708NewPoetry

Sometimes it’s so apparent how bull-headed...

Mar 10, 201013987Poetry

For all of you whose gardening fingers...

Feb 11, 20107748Poetry

Reading some of your work today left me...

Nov 17, 201028412Poetry

With so much continued emphasis being placed by...

Aug 7, 201119215Poetry

For those of us relying on language as...

Feb 26, 201014057Poetry

After watching a short editorial comment on TV...

Feb 28, 20108638Poetry

Ever notice how melancholy sneaks up on us?...

Nov 25, 20107278Poetry

Not much of a poem; More of a prosetry purge...

Sep 2, 20133307NewPoetry

A writer’s need to overcome fear is not...

Mar 12, 201013587Poetry

As the prologue to my novel Mind Puppets, I am...

Mar 16, 201019665Poetry

While thinking about the capacities we have to...

Mar 18, 20108628Poetry

Some days are full of more questions than can...

Mar 20, 20106199Poetry

My muse nudges me from time to time to lighten...

Mar 23, 20109427Poetry

While reading some world news today, it...

Mar 24, 20106028Poetry

For all us delusional and...

Mar 27, 20107338Poetry

While recently re-reading of “Lucy’s Baby"...

Jun 25, 201243311Poetry

Having originally posted this back 2010, I find...

Mar 29, 201012388Poetry

Centuries before New Agers, quiet understanding...

Mar 30, 201015147Poetry

As some called militia train hard to take down...

Apr 8, 201022884Poetry

As I read of rail-travel's levitational future,...

Mar 12, 201332143Poetry

The other kind of sleeping state.

Sep 23, 201014446Poetry

After reading a Times article re: Kafka’s...

Apr 13, 201029512Poetry

This is what happens when one realizes there is...

Apr 18, 201010317Poetry

When one thinks about it, tears of laughter can...

Apr 20, 201039310Poetry

Hopefully, this play on memories, observed...

Apr 24, 201011917Poetry

A new Arizona law making the profiling of...

Apr 26, 201025074Poetry

Are dreams but reminders that nothing ends...

Apr 26, 201027264Poetry

An exchange with Berkey is to surrender one’s...

Apr 2, 201322955Poetry

Ernest Hemingway celebrated the art and...

Apr 27, 201032624Poetry

The young among us wish for time to speed up,...

Sep 15, 20133249NewPoetry

To know oneself will always present a challenge.

May 5, 201018166Poetry

I find it interesting how experiences of the...

Apr 24, 20119239Poetry

The Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles...

May 7, 201034413Poetry

If, like me, you have those unexplainable...

Apr 17, 20143845NewPoetry

Observing our surroundings, we often consider...

Mar 19, 201323694Poetry

There is a childlike quality of creation that...

Dec 30, 201019512Poetry

As the universe archives another 365 days, the...

May 14, 201022674Poetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

May 16, 201026912Poetry

For some of us, simple beginnings elude our...

Nov 12, 201010667Poetry

The duality of inside and outside one’s...

Apr 29, 201214516Poetry

Closure of family disappointment, hurt, loss...

May 21, 201017985Poetry

As "Writer sans Name" attempted to explore,...

May 23, 201025244Poetry

It’s Sunday…time for court.

Sep 22, 20117078Poetry

To many, last night’s execution was just a...

Dec 17, 20133243NewPoetry

There are many ways to celebrate life, or...

May 26, 201023214Poetry

Revisiting Campbell McGrath’s writings, some...

Jan 5, 20143660NewPoetry

Everyone seeks it. Many think it is something...

Nov 20, 201124864Poetry

Okay, yes, it is difficult at times to not be...

May 24, 201210488Poetry

To loved ones who know and feel Memorial Day,...

May 16, 20133413NewPoetry

Accepting we create our own reality is often a...

Jun 3, 201018057Poetry

As I complete the polish on my novel, Echosis,...

Jun 4, 201015797Poetry

The events of late arrest wonderment at our...

Jun 6, 201051210Poetry

With trying to makes ends meet on the minds of...

Jun 6, 201023244Poetry

Just another morning for us humanists. “The...

Jun 10, 20107248Poetry

(updated 11/17/12) - With BP's settlement,...

Dec 17, 20133223NewPoetry

Interesting how our senses never forget.

Apr 2, 201113196Poetry

Is the conundrum of love endless? Another...

Jun 12, 20105379Poetry

Some think that love is reserved for the young....

Jun 17, 20104929Poetry

As Father’s Day approaches, try as we may,...

Jun 22, 201018995Poetry

We all have reflections we pass by, while some...

Jun 23, 201027273Poetry

Awakening from surreal dreams can make hell the...

Jun 25, 20109468Poetry

My rewrites of Echosis challenge not only...

Jun 26, 20108758Poetry

For the tenacious, answers eventually surface,...

Jun 28, 201046610Poetry

Why do we write? A poet on the site commented...

Jul 1, 201017875Poetry

As the long 4th of July weekend swoops down on...

Feb 25, 201227873Poetry

Every life, whether as mountain climber, or...

Jul 4, 201021035Poetry

As fireworks light up the sky tonight, what...

Oct 22, 20113429NewPoetry

In John Steinbeck’s Salinas Valley, the...

Sep 2, 201219713Poetry

Nothing like a Holiday weekend coming up to...

Apr 18, 20143719NewPoetry

Man has invented a lot, but some things could...

Jul 8, 201061710Poetry

Finding peace amidst the chaos is but one of...

Oct 19, 201329973Poetry

Whether it be a love, business or political...

Aug 12, 201023484Poetry

Love knows not, save an understanding of hate....

Jul 12, 201019495Poetry

Partnerships in life require more focus and...

Jun 20, 201219755Poetry

Battlefields know no boundaries, no mental...

Dec 24, 201329993Poetry

Holiday time deserves some experiment, given...

Jul 13, 201016465Poetry

Some things seems imponderable…until...

Jul 24, 201026711Poetry

After reading A New Man by skeptikoi, I was...

Dec 22, 201321064Poetry

One’s golden years are full of epiphanies.

Jul 27, 201012198Poetry

Meant neither to preach, or to suggest a...

Sep 14, 20133248NewPoetry

On this upcoming anniversary, may we never...

Jul 29, 201012318Poetry

Browsing through the back-story for one of the...

Aug 1, 201028844Poetry

Unemployment windows are bad enough, but for...

Oct 9, 201054411Poetry

As my favorite season sets in, I couldn’t...

Aug 7, 201023324Poetry

I often think we don’t celebrate imperfection...

Aug 10, 201017447Poetry

Experimenting with this one. Don't know if its...

Aug 14, 201024885Poetry

As “reform? in most every corner begs...

Jul 22, 20143326NewPoetry

When life feels too complicated, reminisce over...

Aug 21, 201019825Poetry

How a poet perceives his or her surroundings...

Aug 23, 201011267Poetry

The oneness of Nature seems so...

Oct 27, 20107218Poetry

As Election Tues approaches, these few words...

Oct 17, 201322364Poetry

A prosetry exercise in nonsense… for some.

Jan 13, 20123292NewPoetry

The Modern Jazz Quartet may be foreign to some...

Sep 3, 20109597Poetry

Maintaining curiosity and a desire to learn is...

Jun 14, 201230512Poetry

There are some of us capable of seeing and some...

Sep 4, 201018176Poetry

Let the nonsense continue. Even though there's...

Sep 5, 20107878Poetry

For those who climb, or even take on a...

Nov 18, 201124446Poetry

– Occupy Wall Street might be a mere calm...

Sep 11, 201018405Poetry

After watching a succession of images on You...

Oct 14, 201214113Poetry

Final 2012 debates are on the horizon. One’s...

Sep 12, 201023434Poetry

That which we resist, persists.

Sep 18, 201016246Poetry

Reflection sometimes flows like a movie, while...

Nov 23, 201116525Poetry

This Thanksgiving, I’m remembering the last...

May 10, 20143798NewPoetry

Some might say this coming day an inopportune...

Nov 27, 201010477Poetry

11/27/10 - Last of a reflective "growing...

Dec 15, 201227010Poetry

A survivalist's dilemma argues: at day's end, a...

Mar 7, 201220484Poetry

One might argue one’s choice of writing...

Apr 22, 201223384Poetry

Birth of another kind is around the corner....

Jun 17, 201215314Poetry

On this Father's Day, amidst my reverie,...

Dec 5, 201123514Poetry

How often we become aware (or coerced) and buy...

Mar 13, 201211526Poetry

Sometimes, we have to take score… we are so...

Apr 30, 201231563Poetry

Many would argue that discovering who we really...

Jan 13, 201212587Poetry

Ah, politics. Wouldn’t be grand if all of...

Dec 29, 20108048Poetry

Another perspective on the conundrum of...

Jun 17, 201128443Poetry

A continuation of remembrances this week end,...

Sep 27, 20123404NewPoetry

Another day in Syria as: CBS - “ Opposition...

Aug 7, 201126913Poetry

Recent scientific discoveries suggesting water...

Feb 22, 201316716Poetry

With so many ideas worth personifying, the...

Nov 14, 201024111Poetry

There are times when snapshots of one’s past...

Apr 12, 201224475Poetry

We sometimes work so hard to create definition...

Apr 5, 20123285NewPoetry

Might defining the poet merely state the obvious?

Jan 13, 201223414Poetry

For many, youth’s memories become...

Nov 21, 20105139Poetry

Lessons learned years ago just came to the...

Oct 25, 201119715Poetry

Try as we might to hold firm, change is...

Dec 2, 201019745Poetry

I sometimes focus on how well off I am, having...

Dec 2, 201018685Poetry

Images of power wielded over us are so...

Dec 3, 20109568Poetry

With Holiday madness upon us once more, I...

Dec 4, 201077710Poetry

Try as I might, it's difficult to stay focused...

Jul 13, 20143689NewPoetry

We’ve all created chapter entries worth...

Dec 23, 201025804Poetry

Not wanting to appear as a hog for space here,...

Dec 26, 201018086Poetry

12/26/10 - The day after…even though my own...

Nov 25, 201213016Poetry

As that time of the year approaches, paternal...

May 28, 201227483Poetry

After watching a “Prometheus” trailer, I...

Jan 4, 201118935Poetry

For many of us, the blank screen or page is a...

Jan 5, 201121265Poetry

Yes, free speech and persuasive argumentation...

Aug 27, 201114026Poetry

Whether in relationships, business, or...

May 6, 201426033Poetry

To look around seems to reveal an ever-present...

Feb 2, 201212886Poetry

One of my reviewers wondered if I ever just...

Jan 8, 20114549Poetry

Watching an old Playhouse 90 production last...

Jan 11, 201133173Poetry

1/11/11 - Today’s date arrested a focus on...

Aug 19, 201118455Poetry

Another exploration into the word that...

Jan 15, 20116328Poetry

A dedication to the modern element charting our...

Jan 17, 20115559Poetry

Sometimes a work of art can take one to...

Apr 7, 201211577Poetry

The language of the unspoken conjures up worlds...

Jan 20, 201115695Poetry

Having had to look up the title of my poem as a...

Feb 10, 201110697Poetry

Does the analogy support the premise that...

Jul 31, 201114726Poetry

Lean focus, like the hunger needs of many,...

Nov 26, 20138307Poetry

A climber’s heart and mind is seldom...

Jan 30, 201110067Poetry

Do we find love, or does love find us?

Feb 5, 20117148Poetry

People have been playing marbles and...

Feb 8, 201122754Poetry

Perhaps it is the insistence of immediate...

Aug 3, 20113331NewPoetry

Looking around, it seems so easy for some to...

Feb 9, 201121012Poetry

Would appreciate comments as to whether this...

Feb 13, 201112414Poetry

I would appreciate knowing if this experiment...

Feb 19, 20118558Poetry

Rummaging through my desk drawer, I realized...

Jul 12, 201126011Poetry

It wasn't long ago we witnessed the familiar...

Apr 6, 201228612Poetry

In light of some 2012 "reading" statistics I...

Oct 1, 20128678Poetry

The exponential speed of evolution and...

Feb 26, 201127303Poetry

Man seems to be exercising more of its...

Mar 2, 201120465Poetry

This is an attempt to settle some disturbing...

Mar 4, 20113758NewPoetry

Decisions, opinions, arguments abound amidst an...

Mar 5, 201128713Poetry

Mirroring the headline's conundrum of freedom...

Jan 17, 20143770NewPoetry

Remembering the scam of soul measurement, I...

Dec 31, 201327643Poetry

More reflections on how the last year, and...

Apr 27, 201225034Poetry

Dare we hope for a day when the ratings-hungry...

Oct 17, 201118395Poetry

2:00 AM in Times Square

Mar 17, 201121314Poetry

Dedicated to those of us believing the universe...

Mar 4, 201230484Poetry

Loves attempt to preserve itself sometimes goes...

Mar 28, 201128043Poetry

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One’s lament is often of enigmatic proportions.

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Nature never promised us a rose garden. We...

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A few thoughts on Man’s greatest invention.

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How contingent is the future on our past?

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After years of a society’s focus on what we...

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With rare exception, the top stories in the...

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Appreciating what we have over what we desire...

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There are dreams, and there are dreams.

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Awakening before first light with one’s...

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I can’t live the life of the rich and...

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The previously posted GLITTER TREE MILESTONES...

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The notice is brief. The impression lingers.

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Trusting is difficult. Promises start young,...

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Sometimes, you get really pissed at beasts...

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Whether it's redistribution of wealth,...

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Just a simple reminder that experience...

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One has to wonder: Is feigning the act of...

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Perhaps the only armament left in our climate...

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Banyan trees tell infinity’s tale--to all who...

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Insomnia has many remedies, but few cures.

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Some would argue there are as many ways to...

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Little chance rock, paper, scissors will turn...

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The “whys” of our journey seem unknowable...

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How soon before this too will join the annals...

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Élan vital, (vital force) a philosophical...

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Illusions control more of our lives than we admit.

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On this Inauguration Day.

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Reading an article on the film “The Tree of...

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Small moments can transform enormous needs.

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Many years ago in NYC, for a class assignment,...

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This morning's scathing editorial in the NY...

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Emily Dickenson’s “Because I could Not Stop...

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Notes sometimes carry long messages.

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Everyone in NY makes of life what is available....

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From my novel in-progress, “Occam’s...

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Some days you have only yesterdays

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Having posted a version of this back on...

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“Go on, believe! It does no harm. Believing...

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Often, layered meanings come from unexpected...

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This is but an experiment addressing what...

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Some rewards know not age, remaining young...

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Seems no amount of awareness is enough.

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A boy’s first exposure to a mausoleum never...

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Having just finished reading “Revolution...

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As the new year begins, many, parroting...

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Exploring process.

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Parable as a healing closure for those of us...

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For me, having spent considerable time with my...

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Personifying other forms of love give rise to...

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The community of friends becomes small in the...

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As a writer, and with Sonny's erudite...

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The joy of thinking and the rewards of such...

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Writers often belong to families who forget or...

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What’re you gonna do. It’s playoff time.

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Try as we might, the artistic process remains...

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The circus backdrop of Newley’s “Stop the...

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It’s that time of year when our spirit’s...

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After last night’s State of the Union...

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How much screen time might it take to awaken...

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"If there is love, there is hope that one may...

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This morning's story of a particular style of...

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Believing as I do that harboring ill feelings...

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Like most, struggling with sorrow brings on...

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How many times need we get reminders that we...

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For some of us, visits to a nursing home...

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Just a few minutes spent listening to one’s...

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Part editorial, part trying to make lyrical...

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For whatever reason, I started thinking this...

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Some are still asking: Is that all there is?

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In a world where conformity bodes well for...

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Fortunately having weathered several marital...

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Many would argue greatness is without fame....

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Whether family, spousal, or companion origin,...

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Lessons learned have their own timetables at...

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White is the absence of color visually, but is...

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At some point, the past has to step aside.

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With so much commercializing of this day,...

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Now that yesterday is behind us, it’s back to...

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Just some light musings on how our needs are...

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Recent events in the global news suggests fear...

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With so many around us giving up, one wonders...

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Ruminating over some residual impressions of...

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Are bad dreams really bad, or are they there...

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Every day, there’s hundreds of experiences....

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Does the poet create poetry, or does poetry’s...

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Had to use up some waiting time, so just...

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There are some who dread the years ahead, while...

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To block a UN Security Council resolution is...

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To focus on which aspect of night we opt to...

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So many times we hear the phrase, “there’s...

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We live in a land where certain things should...

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Privacy invasion hasn’t yet reached the...

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What might be lost by suffocation induced...

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Governing is the game a privileged few play....

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"Ol’ blue eyes" said it once: “It was a...

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We often make ourselves anxious over that which...

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A world without creative daring risks...

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A morning of searching.

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Reading the week-end news, i.e., Florida, North...

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Sometimes recalling observations eerily feels...

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Using prosetry to explore the difference...

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Remembering...

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To consider how tenuous and short-lived our...

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It’s easy to get lost in thinking our goal...

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Thinking we have answers can be lonely....

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Picturing ones life at any age asks for order...

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How quickly our culture rejects that which only...

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There is something eerily amoral about Estate...

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There are some who happily go about their daily...

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For some, it’s nature. For others, it’s...

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There are few answers, but many questions...

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Interesting to think around the idea of...

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Many years ago I viewed a European film called...

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I squashed a Honey Bee today.

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To acquire a personal meditative position is...

May 17, 20133412NewPoetry

Entrances and exits come in many forms, some...

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We sometimes forget we have choices, even...

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For some answers, there’s ethereal belief....

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For such an impatient society, there is much...

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The massacring goes on in Syria, the Darfur...

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Enigmatic images sometime become one’s most...

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For some, healing comes only after the...

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We often address change as ominous or fateful,...

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When all else fails, most dream. Some never...

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Today, it is arguable that the world’s...

Jun 15, 201210217Poetry

Some learn early who they are. Others often...

Mar 21, 20143449NewPoetry

Sound and its many voices can adopt colors,...

Feb 18, 201319934Poetry

Early morning in NY reveals guarded treasures...

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Self-respect can get out of hand… for some....

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Even after some tweaks on the original posting,...

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(A prosetry observation) Ants and roaches have...

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Experience seems to reinforce: “what we...

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Stage experience teaches many things,...

Jun 30, 201336183Poetry

Whether with prescription drugs, illegal...

Jun 27, 201214737Poetry

Ever wonder what “really” makes the fingers...

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The Buddha said that uncertainty along the path...

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A short treatise dedicated to the innocent...

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Regardless of race, creed or color, letting go...

Jan 31, 20143425NewPoetry

Blame and remorse remains one of our most...

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I sometimes wonder if everyone, all people, at...

Jan 25, 20143659NewPoetry

Yes, there are many reasons for us to get over...

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Epiphany? Perhaps.

Aug 19, 20123445NewPoetry

Being reduced to inner-city welfare, or living...

Jul 6, 201223444Poetry

A journey always needs preparation, whether one...

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The headlines are cluttered now with “coming...

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Some can’t see the forest for the trees....

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In order to ready death's reality, a poet often...

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Around the world, accountability of leadership...

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Reflecting on how easy it is to judge, how hard...

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As writers, we sometimes fear rocking the boat...

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With man in perpetual search of various forms...

Jul 15, 201221686Poetry

I had a visit today by a most unexpected...

Mar 17, 201334873Poetry

It’s easy to think on ourselves all the time,...

Sep 10, 20123586NewPoetry

Even back in ’56, Manhattan made you the...

Jul 16, 201230624Poetry

3AM in NY, still alight, but…

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In addition to Egypt and Syria, turning...

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Bernanke’s somber demeanor today before...

Jul 17, 201224744Poetry

There are some memories that rear up once in a...

Jul 18, 20123792NewPoetry

The questioners in this poem struggle with the...

Jul 21, 201220475Poetry

The tragedy in Colorado will sorrowfully...

Jan 29, 20143423NewPoetry

Media’s model of seduction struggles, as...

Jul 22, 20123484NewPoetry

As the world’s 24/7 digital profusion...

Jul 23, 20129037Poetry

If creation is meant for personal growth, why...

Oct 2, 201228293Poetry

It might be argued that the simplest...

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In the political world, using the “lie” as...

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Even with music being such a personal...

Dec 14, 201231833Poetry

Today's tragedy reminds me that experience is...

Sep 7, 201210567Poetry

Erosion is commonplace along the coast of...

Jul 28, 201231523Poetry

As sentient beings, we have the gift to...

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I often wonder why reading the Sunday morning...

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How keen are our sensors?

Jul 31, 20123397NewPoetry

Consideration while viewing a video of dust...

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Answers to outside questions are often realized...

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Fellini once made a film titled “The Ship...

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Imagining possibilities portends endless...

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When tragedy strikes (Wisconsin) I find myself...

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Some nostalgia instead of getting relegated to...

Oct 19, 201224534Poetry

Combining the better parts of two previous...

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More prosetry of what happened after that...

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Living in our own skins, not those of others,...

Dec 31, 201328383Poetry

To reflect this time of year, is to ask hard...

May 6, 201314325Poetry

Originally posted as a piece of flash fiction...

Aug 11, 201228123Poetry

Short experiences sometimes endure even the...

Oct 21, 20123807NewPoetry

As my own time passes behind me, I see only new...

Aug 13, 201229033Poetry

In a troubled world, the simplest assumptions...

Feb 15, 20143409NewPoetry

To think there’s any justification for a...

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Although not a computer game player myself, it...

Aug 16, 20123379NewPoetry

In a political season of certain voter rights...

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If gathering the tools of language and...

Aug 17, 201222234Poetry

The country’s leadership is in a shambles....

Aug 20, 20123737NewPoetry

Although tornadoes are nothing to celebrate,...

Aug 21, 20123709NewPoetry

We all have at least one thing or person or...

Aug 22, 20123530NewPoetry

It’s difficult to remain unchanged by events...

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History repeating itself is arguably...

Dec 1, 201217416Poetry

The rent finally got too high and The Stage...

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There is no end, only another round.

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Refrigerator Magnets #7

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Teachers of some of our most hard fought...

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As the ancient shamans proffered, the truth of...

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Election time always becomes a mirror to judge...

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Perhaps there are more answers in dreams than...

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Franchised hope cycles continually, but always...

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May 5, 20143692NewPoetry

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Jan 13, 201320544Poetry

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Jul 23, 201429303Poetry

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May 25, 201315097Poetry

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Jan 31, 201310297Poetry

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Feb 2, 201312417Poetry

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Feb 9, 201326433Poetry

There is a satisfaction in knowing one’s...

Jul 22, 201427793Poetry

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Mar 27, 201316216Poetry

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Apr 15, 20133504NewPoetry

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Apr 16, 20139967Poetry

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Jun 20, 20133604NewPoetry

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Apr 17, 201311497Poetry

Accept this vent, for as citizens, we’re...

Apr 19, 201321075Poetry

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Apr 24, 201323054Poetry

So much to prove, so few who care. Seek.

Apr 27, 201321665Poetry

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Apr 28, 201312036Poetry

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May 23, 201329103Poetry

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May 25, 201329983Poetry

How vigorously we struggle with trying to do...

Jun 4, 201311797Poetry

Ruminations for the species inventing Time.

Jun 5, 201318106Poetry

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Sep 16, 20133343NewPoetry

A recent road trip through Washington and the...

Jun 6, 201324834Poetry

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Jun 8, 201318025Poetry

Some of us are forever caught up in the why of...

Mar 28, 201423524Poetry

So many “stop motion” communities punctuate...

Jun 8, 201325794Poetry

A little of Rachel Portman’s “Benny and...

Jun 9, 20133629NewPoetry

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Jun 10, 201317705Poetry

We take for granted so many privileges....

Jun 11, 201321625Poetry

It is arguable, no matter how many friends,...

Jun 13, 201330883Poetry

Although this work is based only my memories...

Jun 14, 201315806Poetry

No one person can speak for all fathers, or all...

Jun 16, 201327924Poetry

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Jun 16, 201327624Poetry

Okay, so I'm in a rant mood. (Whatta you...

Jun 17, 201322085Poetry

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Jun 18, 201331114Poetry

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Jun 19, 201328983Poetry

An existential exploration into the...

Jun 22, 20133512NewPoetry

There are certain mysteries destined to remain...

Aug 22, 201317265Poetry

NYT – 8/21/13- Reported: “The Syrian...

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Jun 26, 20133613NewPoetry

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Jun 28, 201325624Poetry

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Few know the world of anonymity riches, for...

Jul 21, 201327633Poetry

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Jan 28, 20143755NewPoetry

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Jul 22, 201317616Poetry

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Jun 29, 201418955Poetry

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A prosetry stream from ventures past.

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Occasionally, simple human interest stories can...

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In an environment with many alleged definitions...

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A prosody look at the elusive meaning of...

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How easy it is to become immune to simple lessons.

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How splendiferous the obstacles we so anxiously...

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For all those, young and old alike, who’ve...

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As the cliché proffers, “It’s never over...

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Both nature and man’s creativity are subject...

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Reality has a way of seeping in on nightly...

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It’s difficult to recall the unnoticed.

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Nature’s symphony needs not speakers to be...

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Especially as the holiday season bears down on...

Nov 9, 20133499NewPoetry

Being exposed to the 2nd video of the Toronto...

Nov 10, 201313816Poetry

As Veteran's Day arrives, a montage of...

Nov 13, 201327093Poetry

How packaged our philosophy of life has become.

Jun 26, 20143731NewPoetry

As the Middle East continues to gather momentum...

Jun 26, 20143730NewPoetry

History is an interpretive phenomenon, but...

Nov 12, 20133662NewPoetry

As much as modern living often times enhances...

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No one knows us better than ourselves.

Nov 15, 201323064Poetry

Seeing and accepting oneself in mind’s own...

Nov 16, 20133726NewPoetry

As the holiday celebrating appreciation appears...

Nov 19, 201326113Poetry

OMG, a premier on the DeGeneres Show. Can’t...

Feb 13, 201430153Poetry

It’s very hard to think of a future when so...

Nov 20, 201327033Poetry

Restless slumber begets many questions, but...

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Recalling New York’s Guggenheim Museum, I’m...

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“To understand the northern lights is to...

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With Obama’s and the UN’s concern of...

Nov 28, 201317625Poetry

It’s that time of year when emotions and...

Dec 3, 20133395NewPoetry

For many of us, today’s innocence of...

Dec 4, 201330713Poetry

Just as a flower or a palm must bend with...

Dec 6, 201311856Poetry

We live our lives in enclosures, some imagined,...

Mar 30, 201416635Poetry

At times, urban suffocation forces us to...

Dec 7, 201315615Poetry

With so many ways to address the holidays, at...

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Dec 9, 201323134Poetry

New York’s Neediest Cases Fund prompts us...

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Jan 2, 201428893Poetry

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Seasons of change always return…always.

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Mar 31, 201425683Poetry

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Feb 4, 20143255NewPoetry

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May 31, 201421424Poetry

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Hopefully the vogue to get by with as little...

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As ISIS bears down on Baghdad; the art of war...

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Many would argue that to not discern the...

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Interesting how times change. Remember when a...

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Given the events of the day: a Malaysia...

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Bleak as it may sound, today’s news purports...

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EXPERIMENT. Another performance slam, re:...

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Because we live in a distressed society,...

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2nd chances come along once in a while for both...

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Maybe this holiday gave me too much time to...

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I'm reminded often that not much has changed in...

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This is a short story lift from my published...

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Please refrain from reading this part two...

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