Category Archives: Poetry

Under the Harvest Moon by Carl Sandburg

Under the harvest moon,When the soft silverDrips shimmeringOver the garden nights,Death, the gray mocker,Comes and whispers to youAs a beautiful friendWho remembers.Under the summer rosesWhen the flagrant crimsonLurks in the duskOf the wild red leaves,Love, with little hands,Comes and touches … Continue reading

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Autumn Approacheth

The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many…. September … Continue reading

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Supertramp – Logical Song Lyrics

When I was young, it seemed that life was so wonderful,A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical.And all the birds in the trees, well they’d be singing so happily,Joyfully, playfully watching me.But then they send me away to teach me … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2012

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” ~Elmer Davis In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in … Continue reading

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The Hut Beneath the Pine: Tea Poems

After two 20-year careers and now on my third, I thought I’d share a little Daniel Skach-Mills prose on the subject. It really struck a vibe with me. “The human world teaches peoplehow to compete, get noticed,succeed. Here in my … Continue reading

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For Men: Fighting the Lust Thang

“I’ve looked on many women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.” ~ Jimmy Carter I was lookin’ around for something to highlight today and ran across this … Continue reading

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Children picking up our bones Will never know that these were once As quick as foxes on the hill; And that in autumn, when the grapes Made sharp air sharper by their smell There had a being, breathing frost; And … Continue reading

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