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WEATHER REPORT

A glowering December sky, cloudbanks in heavy shades of gray, tentative sun peeking through the afternoon’s near dark. Memories intrude of past winters, of wading through hip-high drifts on snow blocked roadways, short miles ahead to hot cocoa. But here, … Continue reading

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WINTER’S COMING no. 1

The sun has begun its annual hiding today, nigh on to the cold season, December, when \nature’s beauty will obscure itself beneath gray clouds dimmed by rain or snow and men hide themselves behind walls’ warmth. The blanket of leaves … Continue reading

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ONLY WORDS

In setting out to declaim we too often only maim the language of our native tongue. It was in offer of pure discourse in prose, in song, in poet’s voice that brings some here, who are terse. The multitudes or … Continue reading

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I LOVE THE TUBA

It’s the tuba that I love, its deep and heavy sound. Not enough, mellow trombone sliding somewhere ‘round. Let the flute soar truly high, lovely though it sings, add a group of violins, rosin strumming strings. The raucous blare of … Continue reading

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SEASONS OF MANKIND

Spring, when young men’s fancy turns to what they fancied in summer, winter and fall. when young maidens divert youths awkward attentions with hardly any effort at all. when old men feel early warmth begin in sunny outside air and … Continue reading

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SAD STORIES

I was unable to write today. A frenzied fly tormented me so, flitting about, to and fro. I was unable to write today. I couldn’t cook dinner today, The cookbook open, oven warm, roast was thawed, but no marjoram. We’ll … Continue reading

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WRAP MUSIC

It came as just a gentle tap, soon became insistent rap, drew her quite reluctant to the door. A safety chain kept door ajar, loath she was to open far, til she saw the face of her amour. His visage … Continue reading

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