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charles-killeen's picture
Mar.16.2014
     Back in 2007 I wrote a poem I titled Orphans. It was written in anticipation of a picnic my family had arranged to celebrate the arrival of my mother and her three siblings from Ireland. These were the orphans of the title and I believe the first line of that...
mya-speeks's picture
Oct.27.2013
The Truth The Realization The Repeat   The final 3 Body Shots...a love story We have all been something that someone else deemed worthy or unfit We have all looked at ourselves as blessed or cursed And it has all been based on what others have seen in, for us or about us The truth is others...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Feb.27.2013
I  got you buried in my hand; a melting ice cube, a rough rose coloured crystal for luck, butter to grease the pan. Full moon and foxes in the gorse fort at the end of the garden. I got you buried in my hand like crushed walnuts ready for mixing and a teaspoon of vanilla essence the colour of...
michael-seidel's picture
May.14.2012
It's great that we spend so much time and effort at every level of government to create and maintain parks so that all may share our lands and enjoy nature. But if we're willing to spend so much on parks, can't we share a little more to help the homeless? Is it ironic or tragic that a park opposite...
shaun-barton's picture
Dec.14.2011
Okay, let's end the week with an brief exercise. The Shaun wants you to quickly grab a mirror, look into it and then say the following phase: "I'm going to drop all the excess weight in my life"  The Shaun is assigning this as your motto. Now before you starting complaining how diets suck...
m-kathy-brown's picture
Dec.01.2010
Monday, November 8 ...over 200 bulbs to plant, and running out of time!! What was I thinking?!! (sigh) Wednesday, November 10 Cold, cold, cold. The Cold is upon us now - for sure. A 70% chance of snow by 5:00 tonight and all day tomorrow. What am I to do with over 150 spring bulbs still...
linda-ballou's picture
Apr.21.2010
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, one finds it attached to the rest of the world.”John Muir  On this earth day let us give thanks to our over-burdened mother. Let us breathe deeply of the perfume of her blossoms and allow our eyes to be bathed in her unending beauty. Let us refresh and...
heather-koelle's picture
Mar.25.2010
  " You have to have rain,he said, If you want the flowers to bloom in the sun" Just trust that you are being led through the railroad tracks you need to be led through, To get to the beautiful field of roses, All that glitters is not gold, And great life awaits me because of my devotion...
darlene-arden's picture
Aug.12.2009
Once again The Red Room challenges its authors and members to blog on a specific topic. How interesting that they should choose "Heroes."  I've recently been lamenting the fact that there are no heroes today. Not in the sense that there were in the past, larger than life people who...
michael-anthony's picture
Jul.09.2009
“Bright Yellow Sun” Of my countrymen I dreamed, All of us looking At each other In different ways Beneath white clouds On a tiny blue planet Rotating around A bright yellow sun. Me, my fellow Americans And all creatures: Laughing, crying, Hurting? And Loving? We spin And the rotation Is felt From...