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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, 2006129159Novel

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

Feb 17, 200721275Novel

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

Sep 29, 200642314Novel

Terrorist, Nuri Azawa, conspiring on his...

Aug 8, 201016898Novel

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

Feb 22, 200943011Novel

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

Nov 19, 20102227Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201318345Poetry

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

Jan 18, 201425783Poetry

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, 201317955Poetry

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

Nov 19, 201223224Poetry

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

Feb 14, 200942911Poetry

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

Jul 20, 201024087Poetry

Experiences sometimes represent allegories long...

Mar 4, 20133135NewPoetry

So often we give too little acknowledgment to...

Feb 16, 201121584Poetry

Just a stream of thought regarding the...

Sep 19, 200633313Poetry

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

Aug 16, 201016515Poetry

Misrepresentation kept slapping me in the face...

Sep 28, 200658811Poetry

When love is love until it isn't

Sep 26, 200631413Poetry

Thoughts on the cost of decisions.

Sep 30, 20069069Poetry

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

Oct 1, 20067789Poetry

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

Oct 4, 200622017Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200628835Poetry

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

Oct 12, 20108169Poetry

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

Oct 13, 200618877Poetry

A minor indictment seeking to understand.

Oct 16, 200617689Poetry

The lament of time lost

Jun 18, 201061910Poetry

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

Aug 26, 201310816Poetry

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

Oct 22, 200622536Poetry

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

Jul 19, 201252912Poetry

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

Jun 2, 201311187Poetry

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

Mar 27, 20127019Poetry

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

Dec 22, 201019413Poetry

As bells jingle through the next couple of...

May 12, 201214626Poetry

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

Dec 31, 200611677Poetry

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

Feb 5, 200711308Poetry

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, 200771310Poetry

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

Jan 1, 20095569Poetry

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

Jan 12, 201114515Poetry

Finding myself struggling to ground some...

Mar 8, 200922014Poetry

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

May 12, 201221514Poetry

With so much pressure to become the collective...

Dec 30, 201111076Poetry

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

Feb 17, 201110467Poetry

Remembering my grandmother as perhaps she...

Dec 20, 201010516Poetry

Some of the infinite sources that stoke the...

Sep 18, 200721006Poetry

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

Jan 7, 201327183Poetry

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

Mar 5, 200925855Poetry

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

Oct 27, 201119755Poetry

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

Mar 4, 200930433Poetry

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

Feb 8, 201325393Poetry

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

May 22, 201324565Poetry

It’s easy to forget love has many forms.

Mar 7, 201143211Poetry

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

Mar 9, 201116895Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201117195Poetry

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

Aug 29, 201013376Poetry

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

Oct 11, 201227593Poetry

For some, dreams remain the quintessential...

Jan 5, 201417185Poetry

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

Jan 29, 201324734Poetry

How unforeseen the evolution of chance, the...

Jan 25, 201327973Poetry

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

Aug 9, 200811347Poetry

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

Sep 8, 200828103Poetry

Was it all figured out in the time of Socrates?

Dec 24, 20133268NewPoetry

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

Jul 23, 200811937Poetry

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

Jul 23, 200812867Poetry

Thoughts as a Senator moves through foreign lands.

Jun 19, 201023813Poetry

Courage of thought is perhaps difficult for...

Mar 23, 20126978Poetry

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

Apr 14, 201012326Poetry

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

Apr 16, 20108327Poetry

In the absence of sufficient legitimate...

Feb 6, 20105918Poetry

After years on the site, recalling the...

Jul 18, 20109417Poetry

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

Mar 14, 201014346Poetry

This came while thinking about how often we...

Jan 15, 200910767Poetry

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

Jul 13, 201010018Poetry

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

Nov 5, 20088609Poetry

The election morning after is a humbling...

May 1, 201228173Poetry

An experience might convey artistic thought,...

Jan 27, 200915196Poetry

I was compelled on reading the CNN Breaking...

Mar 24, 201330643Poetry

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

Mar 23, 201024034Poetry

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

Aug 12, 201112246Poetry

How it might be.

Dec 25, 200818355Poetry

Fortunately we'll never be without his essence.

Dec 6, 20109478Poetry

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

May 9, 201421434Poetry

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

Jan 11, 200911147Poetry

Hopefully my thoughts for the innocent caught...

Feb 15, 201110117Poetry

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

Jan 13, 200950010Poetry

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

Aug 2, 201115945Poetry

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

Jan 21, 20099078Poetry

Having an appreciation for the power of mirrors...

Mar 23, 20133457NewPoetry

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

Feb 17, 20098958Poetry

Being only able to imagine the loss sustained...

Mar 21, 20103316NewPoetry

The countdown of historical proportions stands...

Feb 19, 200914717Poetry

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

Jul 28, 201237910Poetry

Last night, while inane entertainment held the...

Feb 28, 200915117Poetry

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

Mar 3, 200924334Poetry

Having finished the rewrite on chapter 8 of...

Mar 16, 200942611Poetry

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

Mar 15, 20099997Poetry

Can we afford to only look ahead?

Mar 18, 200926014Poetry

Having read several poems on site regarding...

Aug 13, 201331313Poetry

Political will regarding global climate change...

Sep 27, 20113398NewPoetry

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

Mar 22, 201318946Poetry

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

Apr 9, 201024014Poetry

Many would argue that the dichotomy of the...

Mar 21, 20099299Poetry

Surviving myself while growing up seems forever...

Sep 25, 201129273Poetry

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the...

Sep 15, 201013806Poetry

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

Mar 25, 20103240NewPoetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

Apr 10, 2009108812Poetry

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

Jun 20, 201110317Poetry

Survival exercised in Life’s game of choice.

May 2, 201218425Poetry

To know oneself seems clear when we overcome...

Apr 23, 20095679Poetry

What started out as commentary, somehow evolved...

Apr 27, 200929584Poetry

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

May 9, 20149667Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201222034Poetry

Some argue the writer is merely the conduit...

Mar 8, 20133560NewPoetry

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

May 3, 200919875Poetry

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

Aug 10, 20124669Poetry

One can only imagine what tomorrow will bring.

Apr 9, 20125639Poetry

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

Aug 11, 20143374NewPoetry

The joy of thinking and creating rewards are...

Feb 16, 201324054Poetry

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

Sep 19, 201117146Poetry

Having recently read a book of startling facts...

Mar 25, 201024424Poetry

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

Sep 21, 201120326Poetry

Exploring the purpose and history of our hands...

Sep 26, 201011956Poetry

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

Jun 1, 200947210Poetry

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

Apr 20, 201426483Poetry

Remaining optimistic in a chaotic society is...

Jun 3, 201232853Poetry

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

Aug 11, 200911727Poetry

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

May 14, 201017805Poetry

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

Jul 22, 201018925Poetry

“One? of anything continues to be...

Nov 11, 201118065Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20133557NewPoetry

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

Nov 25, 201010378Poetry

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

Mar 2, 201012136Poetry

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

Apr 24, 201319475Poetry

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

Apr 11, 201221694Poetry

Focusing on upcoming events, mainly the college...

Jun 2, 201221075Poetry

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

Aug 6, 201110646Poetry

Trying to stay abreast of the daily global...

Jan 19, 201210057Poetry

In the reverie of Birdland clubs everywhere,...

Dec 19, 20133120NewPoetry

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

May 29, 201222885Poetry

As parents gather to witness the college...

Apr 28, 20143575NewPoetry

With all our sentient ability, vacuuming our...

Feb 12, 20135498Poetry

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

Dec 6, 201126533Poetry

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

Mar 17, 201216515Poetry

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

Aug 20, 201326323Poetry

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

Mar 18, 201018455Poetry

Being a long time follower of independent...

Mar 5, 20128428Poetry

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

Feb 2, 201112826Poetry

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

May 29, 20139598Poetry

At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.

May 30, 20123206NewPoetry

While the headlines report inhuman atrocities,...

Oct 16, 20136918Poetry

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

Mar 2, 201319904Poetry

How futile the attempt of many to find...

Dec 14, 201122424Poetry

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

Aug 9, 201125003Poetry

Even as the editing process of Echosis seems...

Mar 9, 20133559NewPoetry

How slave-like we struggle against such...

Sep 5, 201125123Poetry

The week ahead promises this country storms of...

May 14, 201326384Poetry

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

Aug 1, 20109608Poetry

As much as technology and modern living often...

Mar 7, 20133134NewPoetry

Central Park remains its usual casual “run...

Aug 17, 20123569NewPoetry

Friendship in a friendless city.

May 24, 201221014Poetry

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

Feb 10, 201224234Poetry

Having explored some gravesites this past week...

Apr 7, 201320674Poetry

Reworking the original posting, the following...

Dec 18, 201013216Poetry

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

May 24, 201115816Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201115745Poetry

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

Dec 12, 20096828Poetry

Sometimes, the headlines become overwhelming...

Mar 31, 20118067Poetry

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

May 1, 20105239Poetry

Climbing mountains sometimes creates experience...

Aug 17, 201037710Poetry

As the Right peddles their nonsensical...

Jan 1, 201015995Poetry

Interesting how a New Year allows that...

Jan 13, 20115658Poetry

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

Jan 2, 201015186Poetry

What does the mirror truly reflect?

Sep 9, 201023595Poetry

Even though we celebrate Halloween but once a...

Jan 18, 20109727Poetry

Acknowledgment for those who recently paused a...

Nov 25, 201120384Poetry

Thanksgiving cleanup time allows thinking...

Dec 18, 20133541NewPoetry

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

Mar 10, 201013767Poetry

For all of you whose gardening fingers...

Feb 11, 20107678Poetry

Reading some of your work today left me...

Nov 17, 201028312Poetry

With so much continued emphasis being placed by...

Aug 7, 201118775Poetry

For those of us relying on language as...

Feb 26, 201013827Poetry

After watching a short editorial comment on TV...

Feb 28, 20108548Poetry

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

Nov 25, 20107208Poetry

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

Sep 2, 20133182NewPoetry

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

Mar 12, 201013417Poetry

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

Mar 16, 201019205Poetry

While thinking about the capacities we have to...

Mar 18, 20108538Poetry

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

Mar 20, 20106169Poetry

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

Mar 23, 20109317Poetry

While reading some world news today, it...

Mar 24, 20105998Poetry

For all us delusional and...

Mar 27, 20107268Poetry

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

Jun 25, 201243111Poetry

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

Mar 29, 201012238Poetry

Centuries before New Agers, quiet understanding...

Mar 30, 201014857Poetry

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

Apr 8, 201022284Poetry

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

Mar 12, 201330903Poetry

The other kind of sleeping state.

Sep 23, 201014196Poetry

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

Apr 13, 201029412Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201010187Poetry

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

Apr 20, 201039210Poetry

Hopefully, this play on memories, observed...

Apr 24, 201011777Poetry

A new Arizona law making the profiling of...

Apr 26, 201024314Poetry

Are dreams but reminders that nothing ends...

Apr 26, 201026394Poetry

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

Apr 2, 201322345Poetry

Ernest Hemingway celebrated the art and...

Apr 27, 201031374Poetry

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

Sep 15, 20133124NewPoetry

To know oneself will always present a challenge.

May 5, 201017776Poetry

I find it interesting how experiences of the...

Apr 24, 20119129Poetry

The Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles...

May 7, 201034313Poetry

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

Apr 17, 20143662NewPoetry

Observing our surroundings, we often consider...

Mar 19, 201323014Poetry

There is a childlike quality of creation that...

Dec 30, 201019512Poetry

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

May 14, 201022094Poetry

While we wait out Financial Regulation Reform,...

May 16, 201026812Poetry

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

Nov 12, 201010527Poetry

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

Apr 29, 201214266Poetry

Closure of family disappointment, hurt, loss...

May 21, 201017605Poetry

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

May 23, 201024484Poetry

It’s Sunday…time for court.

Sep 22, 20117008Poetry

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

Dec 17, 20133119NewPoetry

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

May 26, 201023114Poetry

Revisiting Campbell McGrath’s writings, some...

Jan 5, 20143502NewPoetry

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

Nov 20, 201124104Poetry

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

May 24, 201210348Poetry

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

May 16, 20133281NewPoetry

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

Jun 3, 201017677Poetry

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

Jun 4, 201015487Poetry

The events of late arrest wonderment at our...

Jun 6, 201051010Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201022594Poetry

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

Jun 10, 20107178Poetry

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

Dec 17, 20133099NewPoetry

Interesting how our senses never forget.

Apr 2, 201113036Poetry

Is the conundrum of love endless? Another...

Jun 12, 20105359Poetry

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

Jun 17, 20104909Poetry

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

Jun 22, 201018555Poetry

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

Jun 23, 201026403Poetry

Awakening from surreal dreams can make hell the...

Jun 25, 20109358Poetry

My rewrites of Echosis challenge not only...

Jun 26, 20108668Poetry

For the tenacious, answers eventually surface,...

Jun 28, 201046410Poetry

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

Jul 1, 201017495Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201226973Poetry

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

Jul 4, 201020505Poetry

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

Oct 22, 20113300NewPoetry

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

Sep 2, 201219713Poetry

Nothing like a Holiday weekend coming up to...

Apr 18, 20143551NewPoetry

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

Jul 8, 201061410Poetry

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

Oct 19, 201328953Poetry

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

Aug 12, 201022824Poetry

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

Jul 12, 201019035Poetry

Partnerships in life require more focus and...

Jun 20, 201219295Poetry

Battlefields know no boundaries, no mental...

Dec 24, 201328973Poetry

Holiday time deserves some experiment, given...

Jul 13, 201016125Poetry

Some things seems imponderable…until...

Jul 24, 201026611Poetry

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

Dec 22, 201320534Poetry

One’s golden years are full of epiphanies.

Jul 27, 201012058Poetry

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

Sep 14, 20133123NewPoetry

On this upcoming anniversary, may we never...

Jul 29, 201012168Poetry

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

Aug 1, 201027904Poetry

Unemployment windows are bad enough, but for...

Oct 9, 201054211Poetry

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

Aug 7, 201022674Poetry

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

Aug 10, 201017087Poetry

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

Aug 14, 201024125Poetry

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

Jul 22, 20143200NewPoetry

When life feels too complicated, reminisce over...

Aug 21, 201019365Poetry

How a poet perceives his or her surroundings...

Aug 23, 201011127Poetry

The oneness of Nature seems so...

Oct 27, 20107218Poetry

As Election Tues approaches, these few words...

Oct 17, 201321784Poetry

A prosetry exercise in nonsense… for some.

Jan 13, 20123166NewPoetry

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

Sep 3, 20109487Poetry

Maintaining curiosity and a desire to learn is...

Jun 14, 201230412Poetry

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

Sep 4, 201017786Poetry

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

Sep 5, 20107818Poetry

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

Nov 18, 201123676Poetry

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

Sep 11, 201018005Poetry

After watching a succession of images on You...

Oct 14, 201214113Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201022784Poetry

That which we resist, persists.

Sep 18, 201015906Poetry

Reflection sometimes flows like a movie, while...

Nov 23, 201116185Poetry

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

May 10, 20143621NewPoetry

Some might say this coming day an inopportune...

Nov 27, 201010337Poetry

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

Dec 15, 201226910Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201219964Poetry

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

Apr 22, 201222734Poetry

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

Jun 17, 201215314Poetry

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

Dec 5, 201122854Poetry

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

Mar 13, 201211386Poetry

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

Apr 30, 201230363Poetry

Many would argue that discovering who we really...

Jan 13, 201212437Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20107988Poetry

Another perspective on the conundrum of...

Jun 17, 201127513Poetry

A continuation of remembrances this week end,...

Sep 27, 20123273NewPoetry

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

Aug 7, 201126063Poetry

Recent scientific discoveries suggesting water...

Feb 22, 201316366Poetry

With so many ideas worth personifying, the...

Nov 14, 201024011Poetry

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

Apr 12, 201223705Poetry

We sometimes work so hard to create definition...

Apr 5, 20123160NewPoetry

Might defining the poet merely state the obvious?

Jan 13, 201222764Poetry

For many, youth’s memories become...

Nov 21, 20105119Poetry

Lessons learned years ago just came to the...

Oct 25, 201119255Poetry

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

Dec 2, 201019285Poetry

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

Dec 2, 201018265Poetry

Images of power wielded over us are so...

Dec 3, 20109458Poetry

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

Dec 4, 201077010Poetry

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

Jul 13, 20143523NewPoetry

We’ve all created chapter entries worth...

Dec 23, 201025024Poetry

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

Dec 26, 201017696Poetry

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

Nov 25, 201212856Poetry

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

May 28, 201226593Poetry

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

Jan 4, 201118495Poetry

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

Jan 5, 201120735Poetry

Yes, free speech and persuasive argumentation...

Aug 27, 201113796Poetry

Whether in relationships, business, or...

May 6, 201425253Poetry

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

Feb 2, 201212726Poetry

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

Jan 8, 20114529Poetry

Watching an old Playhouse 90 production last...

Jan 11, 201131923Poetry

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

Aug 19, 201118055Poetry

Another exploration into the word that...

Jan 15, 20116298Poetry

A dedication to the modern element charting our...

Jan 17, 20115539Poetry

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

Apr 7, 201211437Poetry

The language of the unspoken conjures up worlds...

Jan 20, 201115385Poetry

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

Feb 10, 201110557Poetry

Does the analogy support the premise that...

Jul 31, 201114446Poetry

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

Nov 26, 20138217Poetry

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

Jan 30, 20119947Poetry

Do we find love, or does love find us?

Feb 5, 20117078Poetry

People have been playing marbles and...

Feb 8, 201122164Poetry

Perhaps it is the insistence of immediate...

Aug 3, 20113205NewPoetry

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, 20118468Poetry

Rummaging through my desk drawer, I realized...

Jul 12, 201125911Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201228512Poetry

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

Oct 1, 20128588Poetry

The exponential speed of evolution and...

Feb 26, 201126433Poetry

Man seems to be exercising more of its...

Mar 2, 201119945Poetry

This is an attempt to settle some disturbing...

Mar 4, 20113589NewPoetry

Decisions, opinions, arguments abound amidst an...

Mar 5, 201127773Poetry

Mirroring the headline's conundrum of freedom...

Jan 17, 20143598NewPoetry

Remembering the scam of soul measurement, I...

Dec 31, 201326753Poetry

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

Apr 27, 201224274Poetry

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

Oct 17, 201117995Poetry

2:00 AM in Times Square

Mar 17, 201120784Poetry

Dedicated to those of us believing the universe...

Mar 4, 201229444Poetry

Loves attempt to preserve itself sometimes goes...

Mar 28, 201127143Poetry

Sometimes events take time to be realized fully.

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Today’s spring waltz of colors bursting...

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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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“Why can’t we all get along…” a...

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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?

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How contingent is the future on our past?

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First written in 2009, this personification,...

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

Sep 26, 201221524Poetry

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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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.

May 14, 201117576Poetry

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,...

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Sometimes, you get really pissed at beasts...

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With so many distorted versions of what love...

Nov 15, 201114396Poetry

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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Whether in the wintery mountains of...

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While listening to the opening theme 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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In a world that makes war over what a few think...

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Seems the objects of early security follow us...

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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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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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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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How many of us know of real survival?

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Chance and safety comes in many sizes.

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

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Awakening on fire begs grounding.

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

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

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

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The continuum knows nothing of endings.

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

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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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Exploration into a societal malaise that, like...

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Often, layered meanings come from unexpected...

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

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Considering mortality.

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

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The two dimensional world of words on paper...

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

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With all the fear mongering attempts to control...

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Sometimes after a somber night of disturbing...

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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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Ironically, it frequently takes errors to make...

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

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

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

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Having just finished reading “Revolution...

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With science proving still further of...

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Fascinating how many elements of nature provide...

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

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

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

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Seems everyday headlines keep reminding us that...

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

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Exploring process.

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

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Just a surge of appreciation searching for some...

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

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Reading about the urination on bodies in...

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There are everyday people and some philosophers...

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And what of expiration as transition?

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Thinking about a friend of mine evoked this...

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

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A prosetry tribute to all who live similar...

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Personifying other forms of love give rise to...

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Reading a book of profound meaning can be...

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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...

Jan 27, 201423964Poetry

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...

Apr 25, 201224094Poetry

Believing as I do that harboring ill feelings...

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Like most, struggling with sorrow brings on...

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Regarding the precarious future, youth of our...

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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...

Apr 10, 201315166Poetry

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...

Feb 16, 201221844Poetry

Recent events in the global news suggests fear...

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

Feb 18, 201222364Poetry

Ruminating over some residual impressions of...

Feb 19, 201225823Poetry

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

May 4, 201222634Poetry

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

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

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

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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...

Feb 24, 201223454Poetry

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

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

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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...

May 18, 201220005Poetry

There are few answers, but many questions...

Jan 22, 201325673Poetry

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, 20133280NewPoetry

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

Jun 12, 201222374Poetry

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...

Aug 30, 20133628NewPoetry

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

Jun 15, 201210087Poetry

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

Mar 21, 20143319NewPoetry

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

Feb 18, 201319454Poetry

Early morning in NY reveals guarded treasures...

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

May 8, 20133359Poetry

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

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

May 21, 201318115Poetry

Experience seems to reinforce: “what we...

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Stage experience teaches many things,...

Jun 30, 201334693Poetry

Whether with prescription drugs, illegal...

Jun 27, 201214457Poetry

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...

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Blame and remorse remains one of our most...

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

Jan 25, 20143501NewPoetry

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

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Epiphany? Perhaps.

Aug 19, 20123315NewPoetry

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

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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...

Jul 14, 201227093Poetry

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

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With man in perpetual search of various forms...

Jul 15, 201221146Poetry

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

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

Sep 10, 20123443NewPoetry

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

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3AM in NY, still alight, but…

Aug 14, 201326875Poetry

In addition to Egypt and Syria, turning...

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Bernanke’s somber demeanor today before...

Jul 17, 201223974Poetry

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

Jul 18, 20123616NewPoetry

The questioners in this poem struggle with the...

Jul 21, 201219955Poetry

The tragedy in Colorado will sorrowfully...

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

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

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

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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...

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

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Erosion is commonplace along the coast of...

Jul 28, 201230323Poetry

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, 20123266NewPoetry

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...

Aug 7, 201217766Poetry

Some nostalgia instead of getting relegated to...

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Combining the better parts of two previous...

Aug 9, 201228943Poetry

More prosetry of what happened after that...

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

Dec 31, 201327463Poetry

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

May 6, 201314085Poetry

Originally posted as a piece of flash fiction...

Aug 11, 201227213Poetry

Short experiences sometimes endure even the...

Oct 21, 20123630NewPoetry

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

Aug 13, 201228073Poetry

In a troubled world, the simplest assumptions...

Feb 15, 20143278NewPoetry

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

Aug 14, 20123570NewPoetry

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

Aug 16, 20123251NewPoetry

In a political season of certain voter rights...

Aug 16, 20123309NewPoetry

If gathering the tools of language and...

Aug 17, 201221664Poetry

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

Aug 20, 20123568NewPoetry

Although tornadoes are nothing to celebrate,...

Aug 21, 20123542NewPoetry

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

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

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History repeating itself is arguably...

Dec 1, 201217056Poetry

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

Aug 24, 20123567NewPoetry

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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