Tag Archives: Poems

A Minute of My Story

Do you want to hear my story Parts are gory I think you don’t Listen you won’t I feel compelled to write it all Each trip and fall Won’t you please read Hear my heart bleed I write to bring … Continue reading

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Flickering Gleam

In his eye I see a gleam A bright shining beam It appears as a flare A flash from here to there Optic oscillation Vision quivering A glimmer of a ray Sparkling scintillation At first a subtle twinkle Until it flickers … Continue reading

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An Ode to Moss Landing

I wrote this poem in the guest book at Moss Landing, Ocean Shores, Washington. I took a picture of it to keep a copy and decided to share it today for Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub. ________________________ An … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules

It’s not about mercy if your destination is Alcatraz It’s not about rehabilitation if you’ve ended up here on the Rock Don’t plan to escape if you try the dig, dash, and dive you won’t be eating shark dinner in … Continue reading

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A Storm of Doubt

Doubt blows through a dust-devil of uncertainty clouding my judgment It’s hard to recognize the truth in the storm To believe the evidence right in front of my face One does not become a contest finalist if one cannot write … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Sound

Sitting on the bank of the Sound I listen for the wonderful sounds of nature all around White-crowned Sparrows pour out song Harbor porpoises splash along Bald eagles soar high and strong Sea otters cavort shores where they belong My awe of … Continue reading

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Traeger Season

Traeger season. My favorite time of year. An entire meal cooked out on the deck either directly on the grill or in aluminum packets makes for quick easy clean-up. The scent of mesquite pellets wafts about the deck. I peel russet … Continue reading

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