Category Archives: Writing

a head full of haiku

Saw aquarium show / fancy tanks reignite love/ for fish-keeping fun Fish tank Degobah / fish and Jedi are the best / maybe I’ll build one. Our fish, Tiny Steve / grew up, now Medium Steve / soon to be … Continue reading

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Clarisse “Clacky” Pegicorn

Clarisse is a pegicorn, about her fate she is forlorn. She’s not like mom and not like dad, a fact that makes her o’ so sad. Her wings are small and not robust, not like Mom the Pegasus. Her fur … Continue reading

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Is it Monday?

Is it Monday? Warm spring evening As the sun sets Small warblers flit in the big tree Eating gnats Gathering strength For north woods summer nests Small fire pit glows Pops quietly as birds sing Evening songs In my backyard … Continue reading

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my day

The Commute. Driving man thinks / thinking while he is driving / his eyes on the road thinking about the future / thinking about his writing writing he must do / writing he wishes to do / writing out his … Continue reading

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Random thoughts suitable for blogging

The last thing I wrote was some serious introspection about the transitions that come as decades pass.  From that writing, it would seem they (transitions) really seem to come in ordinated clusters. In the case of 42-32-22-12-2, the ordination would … Continue reading

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42-32-22-12-2

On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

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Mark – the best man

A few weeks ago now my younger brother, Mark, got married to a wonderful woman.  I was lucky enough to be co-best man (with my brother Brian).  It was a terrific wedding and a beautiful setting along the coastal bluffs … Continue reading

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