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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, 2006135159Novel

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

Feb 17, 200721075Novel

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

Sep 29, 200642614Novel

Terrorist, Nuri Azawa, conspiring on his...

Aug 8, 201016998Novel

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

Feb 22, 200945210Novel

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

Nov 19, 20102027Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201319935Poetry

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

Jan 18, 201427863Poetry

Perhaps each precious moment is truly all there...

Feb 14, 200719516Poetry

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

Oct 6, 20068319Poetry

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

Feb 13, 20128617Poetry

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

Aug 27, 201319495Poetry

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

Nov 19, 201225114Poetry

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

Feb 14, 200946011Poetry

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

Jul 20, 201026007Poetry

Experiences sometimes represent allegories long...

Mar 4, 20133386NewPoetry

So often we give too little acknowledgment to...

Feb 16, 201123374Poetry

Just a stream of thought regarding the...

Sep 19, 200635213Poetry

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

Aug 16, 201017115Poetry

Misrepresentation kept slapping me in the face...

Sep 28, 200663811Poetry

When love is love until it isn't

Sep 26, 200633113Poetry

Thoughts on the cost of decisions.

Sep 30, 20069869Poetry

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

Oct 1, 20068509Poetry

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

Oct 4, 200623787Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200631055Poetry

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

Oct 12, 20108929Poetry

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

Oct 13, 200620537Poetry

A minor indictment seeking to understand.

Oct 16, 200619229Poetry

The lament of time lost

Jun 18, 201067210Poetry

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

Aug 26, 201311786Poetry

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

Oct 22, 200624356Poetry

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

Jul 19, 201257112Poetry

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

Jun 2, 201312157Poetry

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

Mar 27, 20127669Poetry

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

Dec 22, 201020413Poetry

As bells jingle through the next couple of...

May 12, 201215926Poetry

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

Dec 31, 200612697Poetry

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

Feb 5, 200712298Poetry

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

Feb 12, 201218714Poetry

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

Mar 8, 201015115Poetry

The Academy Awards partially vindicated itself...

Mar 23, 200777910Poetry

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

Jan 1, 20096019Poetry

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

Jan 12, 201114815Poetry

Finding myself struggling to ground some...

Mar 8, 200923114Poetry

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

May 12, 201222614Poetry

With so much pressure to become the collective...

Dec 30, 201112036Poetry

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

Feb 17, 201111407Poetry

Remembering my grandmother as perhaps she...

Dec 20, 201010116Poetry

Some of the infinite sources that stoke the...

Sep 18, 200722786Poetry

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

Jan 7, 201329343Poetry

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

Mar 5, 200927935Poetry

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

Oct 27, 201121485Poetry

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

Mar 4, 200932923Poetry

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

Feb 8, 201327413Poetry

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

May 22, 201326545Poetry

It’s easy to forget love has many forms.

Mar 7, 201146311Poetry

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

Mar 9, 201118395Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201118685Poetry

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

Aug 29, 201014536Poetry

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

Oct 11, 201229793Poetry

For some, dreams remain the quintessential...

Jan 5, 201418675Poetry

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

Jan 29, 201326734Poetry

How unforeseen the evolution of chance, the...

Jan 25, 201330183Poetry

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

Aug 9, 200812347Poetry

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

Sep 8, 200830313Poetry

Was it all figured out in the time of Socrates?

Dec 24, 20133528NewPoetry

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

Jul 23, 200812987Poetry

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

Jul 23, 200813987Poetry

Thoughts as a Senator moves through foreign lands.

Jun 19, 201024913Poetry

Courage of thought is perhaps difficult for...

Mar 23, 20127618Poetry

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

Apr 14, 201013416Poetry

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

Apr 16, 20109087Poetry

In the absence of sufficient legitimate...

Feb 6, 20106418Poetry

After years on the site, recalling the...

Jul 18, 201010237Poetry

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

Mar 14, 201015596Poetry

This came while thinking about how often we...

Jan 15, 200911737Poetry

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

Jul 13, 201010918Poetry

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

Nov 5, 20089409Poetry

The election morning after is a humbling...

May 1, 201230383Poetry

An experience might convey artistic thought,...

Jan 27, 200916536Poetry

I was compelled on reading the CNN Breaking...

Mar 24, 201333143Poetry

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

Mar 23, 201025974Poetry

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

Aug 12, 201113336Poetry

How it might be.

Dec 25, 200819945Poetry

Fortunately we'll never be without his essence.

Dec 6, 201010288Poetry

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

May 9, 201423224Poetry

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

Jan 11, 200912107Poetry

Hopefully my thoughts for the innocent caught...

Feb 15, 201111027Poetry

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

Jan 13, 200953710Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201117415Poetry

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

Jan 21, 20099878Poetry

Having an appreciation for the power of mirrors...

Mar 23, 20133719NewPoetry

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

Feb 17, 20099738Poetry

Being only able to imagine the loss sustained...

Mar 21, 20103572NewPoetry

The countdown of historical proportions stands...

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

Jul 28, 201240510Poetry

Last night, while inane entertainment held the...

Feb 28, 200916447Poetry

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

Mar 3, 200926284Poetry

Having finished the rewrite on chapter 8 of...

Mar 16, 200945611Poetry

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

Mar 15, 200910897Poetry

Can we afford to only look ahead?

Mar 18, 200928104Poetry

Having read several poems on site regarding...

Aug 13, 201333823Poetry

Political will regarding global climate change...

Sep 27, 20113655NewPoetry

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

Mar 22, 201320626Poetry

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

Apr 9, 201025954Poetry

Many would argue that the dichotomy of the...

Mar 21, 200910109Poetry

Surviving myself while growing up seems forever...

Sep 25, 201131523Poetry

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the...

Sep 15, 201015026Poetry

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

Mar 25, 20103495NewPoetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

Apr 10, 2009118512Poetry

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

Jun 20, 201111247Poetry

Survival exercised in Life’s game of choice.

May 2, 201220015Poetry

To know oneself seems clear when we overcome...

Apr 23, 20096149Poetry

What started out as commentary, somehow evolved...

Apr 27, 200931874Poetry

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

May 9, 201410507Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201223804Poetry

Some argue the writer is merely the conduit...

Mar 8, 20133848NewPoetry

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

May 3, 200921605Poetry

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

Aug 10, 20125009Poetry

One can only imagine what tomorrow will bring.

Apr 9, 20126099Poetry

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

Feb 16, 201325984Poetry

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

Sep 19, 201118636Poetry

Having recently read a book of startling facts...

Mar 25, 201026374Poetry

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

Sep 21, 201122066Poetry

Exploring the purpose and history of our hands...

Sep 26, 201013006Poetry

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

Jun 1, 200950610Poetry

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

Apr 20, 201428593Poetry

Remaining optimistic in a chaotic society is...

Jun 3, 201235423Poetry

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

Aug 11, 200912747Poetry

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

May 14, 201019355Poetry

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

Jul 22, 201020595Poetry

“One? of anything continues to be...

Nov 11, 201119625Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20133844NewPoetry

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

Nov 25, 201011308Poetry

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

Mar 2, 201013216Poetry

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

Apr 24, 201321165Poetry

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

Apr 11, 201223484Poetry

Focusing on upcoming events, mainly the college...

Jun 2, 201222855Poetry

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

Aug 6, 201111596Poetry

Trying to stay abreast of the daily global...

Jan 19, 201210967Poetry

In the reverie of Birdland clubs everywhere,...

Dec 19, 20133370NewPoetry

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

May 29, 201224715Poetry

As parents gather to witness the college...

Apr 28, 20143863NewPoetry

With all our sentient ability, vacuuming our...

Feb 12, 20135948Poetry

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

Dec 6, 201128663Poetry

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

Mar 17, 201218045Poetry

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

Aug 20, 201328413Poetry

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

Mar 18, 201020055Poetry

Being a long time follower of independent...

Mar 5, 20129188Poetry

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

Feb 2, 201113946Poetry

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

May 29, 201310418Poetry

At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.

May 30, 20123457NewPoetry

While the headlines report inhuman atrocities,...

Oct 16, 20137548Poetry

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

Mar 2, 201321634Poetry

How futile the attempt of many to find...

Dec 14, 201124224Poetry

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

Aug 9, 201127033Poetry

Even as the editing process of Echosis seems...

Mar 9, 20133847NewPoetry

How slave-like we struggle against such...

Sep 5, 201127143Poetry

The week ahead promises this country storms of...

May 14, 201328484Poetry

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

Aug 1, 201010438Poetry

As much as technology and modern living often...

Mar 7, 20133385NewPoetry

Central Park remains its usual casual “run...

Aug 17, 20123857NewPoetry

Friendship in a friendless city.

May 24, 201222794Poetry

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

Feb 10, 201226174Poetry

Having explored some gravesites this past week...

Apr 7, 201322444Poetry

Reworking the original posting, the following...

Dec 18, 201014366Poetry

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

May 24, 201117246Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201117175Poetry

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

Dec 12, 20097458Poetry

Sometimes, the headlines become overwhelming...

Mar 31, 20118807Poetry

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

May 1, 20105659Poetry

Climbing mountains sometimes creates experience...

Aug 17, 201040210Poetry

As the Right peddles their nonsensical...

Jan 1, 201017465Poetry

Interesting how a New Year allows that...

Jan 13, 20116128Poetry

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

Jan 2, 201016526Poetry

What does the mirror truly reflect?

Sep 9, 201025545Poetry

Even though we celebrate Halloween but once a...

Jan 18, 201010597Poetry

Acknowledgment for those who recently paused a...

Nov 25, 201122134Poetry

Thanksgiving cleanup time allows thinking...

Dec 18, 20133826NewPoetry

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

Mar 10, 201014987Poetry

For all of you whose gardening fingers...

Feb 11, 20108408Poetry

Reading some of your work today left me...

Nov 17, 201029912Poetry

With so much continued emphasis being placed by...

Aug 7, 201120415Poetry

For those of us relying on language as...

Feb 26, 201015047Poetry

After watching a short editorial comment on TV...

Feb 28, 20109338Poetry

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

Nov 25, 20107868Poetry

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

Sep 2, 20133432NewPoetry

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

Mar 12, 201014577Poetry

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

Mar 16, 201020875Poetry

While thinking about the capacities we have to...

Mar 18, 20109328Poetry

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

Mar 20, 20106699Poetry

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

Mar 23, 201010127Poetry

While reading some world news today, it...

Mar 24, 20106508Poetry

For all us delusional and...

Mar 27, 20107928Poetry

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

Jun 25, 201246211Poetry

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

Mar 29, 201013328Poetry

Centuries before New Agers, quiet understanding...

Mar 30, 201016187Poetry

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

Apr 8, 201024064Poetry

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

Mar 12, 201333403Poetry

The other kind of sleeping state.

Sep 23, 201015456Poetry

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

Apr 13, 201031012Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201011107Poetry

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

Apr 20, 201042110Poetry

Hopefully, this play on memories, observed...

Apr 24, 201012797Poetry

A new Arizona law making the profiling of...

Apr 26, 201026264Poetry

Are dreams but reminders that nothing ends...

Apr 26, 201028504Poetry

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

Apr 2, 201324135Poetry

Ernest Hemingway celebrated the art and...

Apr 27, 201033884Poetry

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

Sep 15, 20133375NewPoetry

To know oneself will always present a challenge.

May 5, 201019326Poetry

I find it interesting how experiences of the...

Apr 24, 20119939Poetry

The Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles...

May 7, 201036213Poetry

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

Apr 17, 20143963NewPoetry

Observing our surroundings, we often consider...

Mar 19, 201324864Poetry

There is a childlike quality of creation that...

Dec 30, 201020512Poetry

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

May 14, 201023854Poetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

May 16, 201028212Poetry

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

Nov 12, 201011467Poetry

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

Apr 29, 201215526Poetry

Closure of family disappointment, hurt, loss...

May 21, 201019145Poetry

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

May 23, 201026444Poetry

It’s Sunday…time for court.

Sep 22, 20117658Poetry

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

Dec 17, 20133369NewPoetry

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

May 26, 201024214Poetry

Revisiting Campbell McGrath’s writings, some...

Jan 5, 20143780NewPoetry

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

Nov 20, 201126034Poetry

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

May 24, 201211278Poetry

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

May 16, 20133541NewPoetry

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

Jun 3, 201019217Poetry

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

Jun 4, 201016857Poetry

The events of late arrest wonderment at our...

Jun 6, 201054810Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201024424Poetry

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

Jun 10, 20107838Poetry

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

Dec 17, 20133349NewPoetry

Interesting how our senses never forget.

Apr 2, 201114176Poetry

Is the conundrum of love endless? Another...

Jun 12, 20105779Poetry

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

Jun 17, 20105269Poetry

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

Jun 22, 201020175Poetry

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

Jun 23, 201028513Poetry

Awakening from surreal dreams can make hell the...

Jun 25, 201010168Poetry

My rewrites of Echosis challenge not only...

Jun 26, 20109478Poetry

For the tenacious, answers eventually surface,...

Jun 28, 201049810Poetry

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

Jul 1, 201019035Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201229123Poetry

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

Jul 4, 201022255Poetry

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

Oct 22, 20113554NewPoetry

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

Sep 2, 201220813Poetry

Nothing like a Holiday weekend coming up to...

Apr 18, 20143838NewPoetry

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

Jul 8, 201066610Poetry

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

Oct 19, 201331183Poetry

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

Aug 12, 201024664Poetry

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

Jul 12, 201020705Poetry

Partnerships in life require more focus and...

Jun 20, 201220965Poetry

Battlefields know no boundaries, no mental...

Dec 24, 201331203Poetry

Holiday time deserves some experiment, given...

Jul 13, 201017605Poetry

Some things seems imponderable…until...

Jul 24, 201028011Poetry

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

Dec 22, 201322284Poetry

One’s golden years are full of epiphanies.

Jul 27, 201013118Poetry

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

Sep 14, 20133374NewPoetry

On this upcoming anniversary, may we never...

Jul 29, 201013248Poetry

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

Aug 1, 201030114Poetry

Unemployment windows are bad enough, but for...

Oct 9, 201058411Poetry

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

Aug 7, 201024504Poetry

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

Aug 10, 201018587Poetry

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

Aug 14, 201026055Poetry

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

Jul 22, 20143972NewPoetry

When life feels too complicated, reminisce over...

Aug 21, 201021035Poetry

How a poet perceives his or her surroundings...

Aug 23, 201012087Poetry

The oneness of Nature seems so...

Oct 27, 20106518Poetry

As Election Tues approaches, these few words...

Oct 17, 201323574Poetry

A prosetry exercise in nonsense… for some.

Jan 13, 20123419NewPoetry

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

Sep 3, 201010307Poetry

Maintaining curiosity and a desire to learn is...

Jun 14, 201232112Poetry

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

Sep 4, 201019336Poetry

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

Sep 5, 20108538Poetry

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

Nov 18, 201125626Poetry

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

Sep 11, 201019555Poetry

After watching a succession of images on You...

Oct 14, 201214313Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201024624Poetry

That which we resist, persists.

Sep 18, 201017366Poetry

Reflection sometimes flows like a movie, while...

Nov 23, 201117665Poetry

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

May 10, 20143916NewPoetry

Some might say this coming day an inopportune...

Nov 27, 201011267Poetry

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

Dec 15, 201228310Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201221694Poetry

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

Apr 22, 201224564Poetry

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

Jun 17, 201215714Poetry

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

Dec 5, 201124684Poetry

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

Mar 13, 201212376Poetry

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

Apr 30, 201232813Poetry

Many would argue that discovering who we really...

Jan 13, 201213527Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20108718Poetry

Another perspective on the conundrum of...

Jun 17, 201129703Poetry

A continuation of remembrances this week end,...

Sep 27, 20123533NewPoetry

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

Aug 7, 201128163Poetry

Recent scientific discoveries suggesting water...

Feb 22, 201317866Poetry

With so many ideas worth personifying, the...

Nov 14, 201025111Poetry

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

Apr 12, 201225655Poetry

We sometimes work so hard to create definition...

Apr 5, 20123412NewPoetry

Might defining the poet merely state the obvious?

Jan 13, 201224594Poetry

For many, youth’s memories become...

Nov 21, 20105499Poetry

Lessons learned years ago just came to the...

Oct 25, 201120925Poetry

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

Dec 2, 201020955Poetry

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

Dec 2, 201019855Poetry

Images of power wielded over us are so...

Dec 3, 201010268Poetry

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

Dec 4, 201084310Poetry

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

Jul 13, 20143807NewPoetry

We’ve all created chapter entries worth...

Dec 23, 201027054Poetry

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

Dec 26, 201019246Poetry

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

Nov 25, 201213976Poetry

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

May 28, 201228733Poetry

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

Jan 4, 201120105Poetry

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

Jan 5, 201122505Poetry

Yes, free speech and persuasive argumentation...

Aug 27, 201115016Poetry

Whether in relationships, business, or...

May 6, 201427273Poetry

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

Feb 2, 201213846Poetry

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

Jan 8, 20114859Poetry

Watching an old Playhouse 90 production last...

Jan 11, 201134433Poetry

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

Aug 19, 201119615Poetry

Another exploration into the word that...

Jan 15, 20116828Poetry

A dedication to the modern element charting our...

Jan 17, 20115989Poetry

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

Apr 7, 201212417Poetry

The language of the unspoken conjures up worlds...

Jan 20, 201116755Poetry

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

Feb 10, 201111497Poetry

Does the analogy support the premise that...

Jul 31, 201115746Poetry

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

Nov 26, 20138977Poetry

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

Jan 30, 201110847Poetry

Do we find love, or does love find us?

Feb 5, 20117738Poetry

People have been playing marbles and...

Feb 8, 201123924Poetry

Perhaps it is the insistence of immediate...

Aug 3, 20113456NewPoetry

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

Feb 9, 201122012Poetry

Would appreciate comments as to whether this...

Feb 13, 201112214Poetry

I would appreciate knowing if this experiment...

Feb 19, 20119228Poetry

Rummaging through my desk drawer, I realized...

Jul 12, 201127211Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201230112Poetry

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

Oct 1, 20129378Poetry

The exponential speed of evolution and...

Feb 26, 201128543Poetry

Man seems to be exercising more of its...

Mar 2, 201121675Poetry

This is an attempt to settle some disturbing...

Mar 4, 20113878NewPoetry

Decisions, opinions, arguments abound amidst an...

Mar 5, 201129973Poetry

Mirroring the headline's conundrum of freedom...

Jan 17, 20143890NewPoetry

Remembering the scam of soul measurement, I...

Dec 31, 201328883Poetry

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

Apr 27, 201226224Poetry

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

Oct 17, 201119545Poetry

2:00 AM in Times Square

Mar 17, 201122554Poetry

Dedicated to those of us believing the universe...

Mar 4, 201231724Poetry

Loves attempt to preserve itself sometimes goes...

Mar 28, 201129293Poetry

Sometimes events take time to be realized fully.

Apr 4, 201127473Poetry

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Monday morning. Back to the media’s normal...

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One’s lament is often of enigmatic proportions.

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While preparing pages for Occam’s Legacy,...

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As poets, we tend to find multiple meanings and...

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Latest survey only confirms what has existed...

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“Why can’t we all get along…” a...

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To reflect without a mirror leaves little room...

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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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To meditate on the power of quiet reveals the...

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With or without the existence of Bin Laden, the...

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The day honoring mothers is close at hand...a...

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A surreal consideration of the few sureties in...

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Might we have a distorted view of wisdom?

May 7, 20118589Poetry

How contingent is the future on our past?

Apr 20, 201230213Poetry

First written in 2009, this personification,...

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Some would argue, personal reality is first a...

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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...

May 11, 201119426Poetry

Just a contemplation on the way we create our...

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After reading Thomas Friedman’s op-ed today...

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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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Maybe we blame memory’s toll on years, but...

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There are times when mistakes seem so obvious,...

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– For writers, the war never ends, even as...

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Ah, the day after Christmas. You know, that...

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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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Sometimes the world leaves consciousness no...

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget the priceless...

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We’ve all known one that could, but didn’t....

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We've all journeyed into the writer's...

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The oneness of all remains most people’s...

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As this holiday weekend begins, it’s easy to...

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The notice is brief. The impression lingers.

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After his recent passing, I needed to revisit...

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How ephemeral and timid at times, this thing...

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Cosmetic alterations of seemingly all body...

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Trusting is difficult. Promises start young,...

Jun 4, 2011126510Poetry

Sometimes, you get really pissed at beasts...

Jun 25, 201225595Poetry

With so many distorted versions of what love...

Nov 15, 201115656Poetry

Whether it's redistribution of wealth,...

Jun 8, 201125884Poetry

Just a simple reminder that experience...

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

Aug 25, 201123424Poetry

Just a quiet exploration of philosophy's many...

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Why does it seem conscience and aspirant truth...

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Whether in the wintery mountains of...

Jun 13, 201119025Poetry

While listening to the opening theme of...

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Perhaps the only armament left in our climate...

Dec 27, 201211076Poetry

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

Jul 4, 201322274Poetry

In a world that makes war over what a few think...

Apr 8, 201328143Poetry

Seems the objects of early security follow us...

Apr 19, 201234533Poetry

Insomnia has many remedies, but few cures.

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Trying to make sense of it all sometimes...

Jul 9, 201119735Poetry

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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The cyclic nature of existence has many...

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We sometimes dismiss inanimate objects as dead....

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

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Recalling abstracts of a father’s love...

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A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to...

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Aurora is but another reminder that it is not...

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With so much death in the world, one is...

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

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Sometimes the only solace for dealing with the...

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For some of us, influences of the survival...

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Sometimes attempting to stay “well read”...

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Because Time never stays idle, there’s always...

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If only we could see the storms coming....

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On the eve of Inequality's Hubris Cliff, some...

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We memorialize, but we can only imagine what...

Aug 14, 201121844Poetry

“We are all one” is an often cliché way to...

Aug 14, 20113431NewPoetry

With so much hot air being exhaled on us by...

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Today, with so much distraction clamoring for...

Aug 15, 201122514Poetry

Lest we forget, we legislate permits,...

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Attempting to hold we are all one begs the...

May 30, 201330924Poetry

Illusions control more of our lives than we admit.

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On this Inauguration Day.

Aug 17, 201127183Poetry

As Somalia threatens a repeat of Darfur, and...

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Surreal as it might be, does matter know any end?

Aug 20, 201126574Poetry

A poem a day proves good exercise, but oh the...

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It’s Sunday morning and immersion into the NY...

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On a hot August day, one’s mind wanders to...

Aug 22, 201120744Poetry

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

Sep 16, 201125454Poetry

Small moments can transform enormous needs.

Oct 8, 201129383Poetry

Can we afford to be content with answers, when...

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Dreams know day and night, but often hide in...

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I’m forever perplexed by the number of people...

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How many of us know of real survival?

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There are so many means of toxic contamination...

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For those in a large city, imagination can seem...

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To look around one can’t help but wonder...

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

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Chance and safety comes in many sizes.

Aug 19, 20139698Poetry

Having photographed a boat’s perseverance to...

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

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At the risk of seeming to try and explain a...

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It was a very good year, and for me the glass...

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Today brought the news that an icon of...

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Perhaps diligent attention to detail can take...

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Attempting to define the essence of life's...

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Recently I was witness to a homeless man...

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Seems not a day goes by that we’re not...

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Being ruled by and being led by…how different...

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Antagonism knows no single master, and even...

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Love can make pondering the imponderable worth...

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Sorrow spells ratings. The media says so…...

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When does vicarious living reach its tipping...

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Memories of parents in retirement homes. On...

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The recycling of self, like evolution, results...

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The affliction of greedy monetary ambition...

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Awakening on fire begs grounding.

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A simple ode to the many aged New Yorkers with...

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The Hypnopompic state of sleep (that period of...

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Today, it is difficult to be only concerned...

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

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We sometimes forget to be thankful for what we...

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Most of us know how difficult it is during...

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Finding peace is rare in contemporary life. In...

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Exploring unique avenues of consciousness often...

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“Thankfulness” for what one has is...

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One can only hope that Khalil Ibrahim’s...

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At one time or another, we’ve all felt the...

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Change can never be stopped, try as some might....

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Everyday reports of war seemingly everywhere...

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Some mornings, it’s impossible to avoid...

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The continuum knows nothing of endings.

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There are certain jobs/environments that breed...

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Notes sometimes carry long messages.

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It’s difficult to imagine the suffering...

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Regardless of the years, the simple gifts come...

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

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Reading today's news, it's obvious, "Occupy...

Oct 16, 201120235Poetry

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

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How much of learning’s innocence can we...

Oct 19, 201110018Poetry

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...

Nov 3, 201111967Poetry

Exploration into a societal malaise that, like...

Jun 25, 20123695NewPoetry

With politics, it’s getting harder and harder...

Nov 8, 201114116Poetry

Often, layered meanings come from unexpected...

Apr 9, 201319385Poetry

Be Here Now, Be In the Moment, Be Who You...

May 19, 201321655Poetry

Considering mortality.

May 13, 201215386Poetry

With wincing at clichés such as “Wake up and...

Dec 17, 201126724Poetry

The two dimensional world of words on paper...

Nov 12, 201117315Poetry

This is but an experiment addressing what...

Nov 13, 201123164Poetry

Some rewards know not age, remaining young...

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Reflecting on what one’s been taught often...

Mar 6, 201218515Poetry

With all the fear mongering attempts to control...

Nov 17, 20113531NewPoetry

Sometimes after a somber night of disturbing...

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Seems no amount of awareness is enough.

Nov 20, 20113869NewPoetry

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

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The media lens that continually bombards our...

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Ironically, it frequently takes errors to make...

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In an effort to stay informed, it seems our...

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Looking to fuse some additional levity into my...

Dec 10, 201129604Poetry

In spite of life’s daily reminders of...

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Some might argue creating is only as good as...

Dec 14, 201122165Poetry

Catching up on some arias lately, I stumbled...

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This week, the war in Iraq officially ended....

Dec 17, 20117418Poetry

In these political times, getting the facts is...

May 3, 201422664Poetry

With the noise factor of global unrest...

Dec 22, 20113584NewPoetry

Having just finished reading “Revolution...

Dec 24, 201119406Poetry

With science proving still further of...

Dec 27, 201116775Poetry

Fascinating how many elements of nature provide...

Feb 24, 201330443Poetry

How many of us seek our own freedom? How many...

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Remembering poignant days of loft living in...

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Today’s announced 6.3% unemployment comes...

Jan 1, 201224985Poetry

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

Apr 30, 201428613Poetry

Everyone suffers loss, and every loss has a...

Apr 29, 20143811NewPoetry

Seems everyday headlines keep reminding us that...

Jan 3, 201223095Poetry

At times, it’s surprising to realize how much...

Jun 9, 201211627Poetry

Exploring process.

Jan 3, 201213286Poetry

As we grow, we see ourselves in different...

Jan 5, 201222986Poetry

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

Jan 8, 201227203Poetry

We are all creative, an energy imploring us to...

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There are so many signs often ignored in our...

Jan 10, 201218435Poetry

Just a surge of appreciation searching for some...

Mar 31, 20123414NewPoetry

Is it possible we too seldom take score and...

Jan 12, 201217226Poetry

Reading about the urination on bodies in...

Jan 14, 201220265Poetry

There are everyday people and some philosophers...

Aug 17, 201330823Poetry

And what of expiration as transition?

Feb 10, 20123610NewPoetry

Thinking about a friend of mine evoked this...

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

Apr 26, 201418645Poetry

A prosetry tribute to all who live similar...

Jan 17, 201232173Poetry

Personifying other forms of love give rise to...

Jan 17, 20123728NewPoetry

Reading a book of profound meaning can be...

Jan 20, 201212016Poetry

The community of friends becomes small in the...

Jan 21, 201223724Poetry

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

Feb 21, 201229313Poetry

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

Jan 31, 201327564Poetry

Writers often belong to families who forget or...

Jan 22, 20123699NewPoetry

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

Jan 23, 201223275Poetry

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

Jan 29, 201224774Poetry

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

Dec 21, 20133563NewPoetry

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

Jan 25, 201212436Poetry

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

Jan 27, 201425894Poetry

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

Jan 26, 201225514Poetry

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

Jan 27, 20128908Poetry

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

Apr 25, 201226014Poetry

Believing as I do that harboring ill feelings...

Jan 28, 201212257Poetry

Like most, struggling with sorrow brings on...

Jan 31, 201227944Poetry

Regarding the precarious future, youth of our...

Apr 24, 201422124Poetry

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

Feb 1, 201216805Poetry

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

Feb 4, 20123527NewPoetry

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

Feb 4, 20123760NewPoetry

Part editorial, part trying to make lyrical...

Feb 5, 201221495Poetry

For whatever reason, I started thinking this...

Apr 10, 201316506Poetry

Some are still asking: Is that all there is?

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In a world where conformity bodes well for...

Feb 6, 201228933Poetry

Fortunately having weathered several marital...

Feb 7, 201232323Poetry

Many would argue greatness is without fame....

Feb 8, 201228584Poetry

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

Feb 9, 201220905Poetry

Lessons learned have their own timetables at...

Feb 12, 201230943Poetry

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

Feb 14, 201224954Poetry

At some point, the past has to step aside.

Feb 14, 201215086Poetry

With so much commercializing of this day,...

Feb 15, 201214436Poetry

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

Feb 15, 201216546Poetry

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

Feb 16, 201223634Poetry

Recent events in the global news suggests fear...

Aug 8, 201332483Poetry

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

Feb 18, 201224164Poetry

Ruminating over some residual impressions of...

Feb 19, 201227903Poetry

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

May 4, 201224464Poetry

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

Oct 27, 201327373Poetry

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

Feb 20, 201228313Poetry

It is said that visualization aids in healing....

Feb 21, 201220665Poetry

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

Feb 22, 201222654Poetry

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

Feb 23, 201227354Poetry

To block a UN Security Council resolution is...

Feb 24, 201225394Poetry

What kind of thoughts might the aged have at...

Aug 5, 201316875Poetry

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

Aug 7, 201330803Poetry

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

Mar 1, 201228783Poetry

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

May 19, 20133789NewPoetry

Privacy invasion hasn’t yet reached the...

Mar 15, 201213516Poetry

What might be lost by suffocation induced...

Jan 23, 201327453Poetry

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

Mar 20, 20128727Poetry

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

Mar 22, 201212906Poetry

We often make ourselves anxious over that which...

Mar 23, 20123518NewPoetry

A world without creative daring risks...

Mar 25, 201220725Poetry

A morning of searching.

Mar 25, 20123631NewPoetry

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

Mar 26, 201217905Poetry

It seems amidst all the turmoil of the world,...

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Sometimes recalling observations eerily feels...

Mar 30, 201225044Poetry

Using prosetry to explore the difference...

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Remembering...

May 8, 201223704Poetry

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

May 10, 201228174Poetry

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...

May 18, 201216557Poetry

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

May 18, 201221735Poetry

There are few answers, but many questions...

Jan 22, 201327723Poetry

Interesting to think around the idea of...

May 20, 20129928Poetry

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

May 21, 201224604Poetry

I squashed a Honey Bee today.

May 22, 20123624NewPoetry

To acquire a personal meditative position is...

May 17, 20133540NewPoetry

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

Mar 14, 201320045Poetry

We sometimes forget we have choices, even...

Jun 6, 201215796Poetry

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

Oct 10, 201229783Poetry

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

Jun 7, 201231543Poetry

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

Jun 12, 201224174Poetry

Enigmatic images sometime become one’s most...

Jun 10, 201226395Poetry

For some, healing comes only after the...

Jun 30, 201334773Poetry

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

Jun 12, 20123761NewPoetry

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

Aug 30, 20133923NewPoetry

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

Jun 15, 201210997Poetry

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

Mar 21, 20143575NewPoetry

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

Feb 18, 201321144Poetry

Early morning in NY reveals guarded treasures...

Jun 18, 201217715Poetry

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

May 8, 20133559Poetry

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

Mar 21, 201313757Poetry

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

May 21, 201319705Poetry

Experience seems to reinforce: “what we...

Oct 6, 20133907NewPoetry

Stage experience teaches many things,...

Jun 30, 201337373Poetry

Whether with prescription drugs, illegal...

Jun 27, 201215767Poetry

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

Apr 16, 20143345NewPoetry

The Buddha said that uncertainty along the path...

Jun 29, 201222355Poetry

A short treatise dedicated to the innocent...

Feb 17, 201422414Poetry

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

Jan 31, 20143551NewPoetry

Blame and remorse remains one of our most...

Jun 30, 201225505Poetry

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

Jan 25, 20143779NewPoetry

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

Jul 3, 201224264Poetry

Epiphany? Perhaps.

Aug 19, 20123571NewPoetry

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

Jul 6, 201224634Poetry

A journey always needs preparation, whether one...

Jul 5, 20127969Poetry

The headlines are cluttered now with “coming...

Jul 8, 201225424Poetry

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

Aug 15, 201316695Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201430253Poetry

Around the world, accountability of leadership...

Jul 13, 201230853Poetry

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

Jul 14, 201229243Poetry

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

Jul 15, 201225145Poetry

With man in perpetual search of various forms...

Jul 15, 201222926Poetry

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

Mar 17, 201336113Poetry

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

Sep 10, 20123704NewPoetry

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

Jul 16, 201231864Poetry

3AM in NY, still alight, but…

Aug 14, 201329025Poetry

In addition to Egypt and Syria, turning...

Jul 17, 20123671NewPoetry

Bernanke’s somber demeanor today before...

Jul 17, 201225904Poetry

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

Jul 18, 20123910NewPoetry

The questioners in this poem struggle with the...

Jul 21, 201221685Poetry

The tragedy in Colorado will sorrowfully...

Jan 29, 20143549NewPoetry

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

Jul 22, 20123608NewPoetry

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

Jul 23, 20129727Poetry

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

Oct 2, 201229543Poetry

It might be argued that the simplest...

Jul 27, 201230763Poetry

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

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Even with music being such a personal...

Dec 14, 201233093Poetry

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

Sep 7, 201211367Poetry

Erosion is commonplace along the coast of...

Jul 28, 201232783Poetry

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

Aug 19, 201229923Poetry

I often wonder why reading the Sunday morning...

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How keen are our sensors?

Jul 31, 20123526NewPoetry

Consideration while viewing a video of dust...

Aug 3, 201225184Poetry

Answers to outside questions are often realized...

Aug 4, 20123861NewPoetry

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

May 10, 201315056Poetry

Imagining possibilities portends endless...

Aug 6, 201227294Poetry

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

Aug 7, 201219316Poetry

Some nostalgia instead of getting relegated to...

Oct 19, 201225714Poetry

Combining the better parts of two previous...

Aug 9, 201231173Poetry

More prosetry of what happened after that...

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

Dec 31, 201329643Poetry

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

May 6, 201315335Poetry

Originally posted as a piece of flash fiction...

Aug 11, 201229373Poetry

Short experiences sometimes endure even the...

Oct 21, 20123924NewPoetry

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

Aug 13, 201230293Poetry

In a troubled world, the simplest assumptions...

Feb 15, 20143537NewPoetry

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

Aug 14, 20123858NewPoetry

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

Aug 16, 20123507NewPoetry

In a political season of certain voter rights...

Aug 16, 20123564NewPoetry

If gathering the tools of language and...

Aug 17, 201223444Poetry

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

Aug 20, 20123856NewPoetry

Although tornadoes are nothing to celebrate,...

Aug 21, 20123828NewPoetry

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

Aug 22, 20123651NewPoetry

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

Aug 24, 20123829NewPoetry

History repeating itself is arguably...

Dec 1, 201218556Poetry

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

Aug 24, 20123855NewPoetry

There is no end, only another round.

Aug 25, 20123908NewPoetry

Refrigerator Magnets #7

Aug 26, 20123799NewPoetry

Teachers of some of our most hard fought...

Aug 28, 201231413Poetry

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

Aug 30, 20123952NewPoetry

Election time always becomes a mirror to judge...

Oct 26, 201327643Poetry

Perhaps there are more answers in dreams than...

Sep 1, 20123654NewPoetry

Franchised hope cycles continually, but always...

Sep 3, 201228263Poetry

Might all ends be but preparations for beginnings?

Sep 4, 201221045Poetry

A prosetry consideration on just how final...

Mar 6, 201328154Poetry

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