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"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary." -Kahlil Gibran

Library Puppy

   The weather is January-dreary and the puppy has attained cr

Highway To Oblivion

The central character in my novel Highway To Oblivion (yes, that book again) is far younge

I have many favorite poems, but none of them are my own. I love the work of Edna St. Vincent Millay, Yeats.

You would think that since I’ve been on the internet for 97 years I’d be accustomed to commenters — but sprung full-blown



... should be crowned poet laureate of America.

Moon Through a Window

My favorite poem is a Haiku written by the 18


Poetry for me has always been a 100 decibel alarm clock to the heart.  Left to m