Monthly Archives: November 2019

No Favors (From my archives)

“No Favors” a prose poem We did him no favors, keeping him alive beyond his time. All alone, now, safe from any germ or poison or dirt or grass or fresh, cold air and sun of an autumn morning, rays … Continue reading

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Nighttime Reassurance (From my archives)

I will not be remembered no one will know my face or hear echoes of my voice my words will not live on and so, with every gesture written words of mine, read, inspired…thoughtful… full of fun or joy or … Continue reading

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In Flight: “The Far Voyage” (my first poem)

I remember our first poetry-writing assignment; it was in fifth grade, the same year we took the Iowa Basic Skills test in our elementary school. I discovered a paper copy in a stack of papers tucked away in a filing … Continue reading

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