Category Archives: Poetry and Musings

Texas

MUDDY WATER FILLS BORROW DITCHES CREEKS OVERFLOW FIELDS TO PONDS SKY FAST MOVING SHADES OF GRAY HUMIDITY IS HIGH BEEN 30 HOURS OF RAIN 5 DAYS IN TEXAS 7 DAYS OF RAIN WINDS CHANGE BUT ALWAYS BLOW LOTS OF TRUCKS … Continue reading

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RISE

Rise  at first light  it is dark out  headlight to see  reward for crawling out  of the bag  is hot coffee  Roar of the boil heat of the flame  light to the east grows stronger coffee smells so good first … Continue reading

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Whisky

I sit in a stupor Drinking whisky In Edinburgh Thinking about John Muri Hero of Dunbar Hero of America Hero of Sierra Club A wander who left deep tracks In untracked wilderness. Where would this world be If he were … Continue reading

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Cara

The day was gray It was raining I should have known then That my white haired Friend Cara Had passed from This plane Into the unknown. She was 2 days past 90 years on earth It was a good life A hard struggle A journey of lessons dips and hills a daughter full of joy A son who passed before. Two husbands passed  Gave her joy and sadness From Mexico to Harvard Florida to Colorado Her path took her. She smiles on the Last day here Saying: “I will work on this.” “I will overcome these troubles.” She lived on her own In a small cottage Given up her car To walk about. I called her luv I called her Mom That white haired Friend Cara … Continue reading

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New Congress / Senate

It is not about citizens, country or the children, it is about corporate profits. New names to the same old game. They are paying their debts to those who bought and paid for them. Big oil, international corporations, dirty air, … Continue reading

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UNITY and Free Speech

Paris, France was struck by ruthless criminals in senseless, vicious acts of violence of death and destruction. France and the world have responded and transcended to human greatness. The rallies in France show the world that free speech and unity … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS

The older I get the less I understand and the more questions I have. Why does America keeps talking of peace but keep going to war? Why do people love to talk but say nothing? Why do we say we … Continue reading

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The Season

The Season means so much to so many. Your beliefs and your culture determines how you celebrate and what you celebrate. It is wonderful that so many people find this time of darkness to celebrate. To celebrate the season of … Continue reading

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S

Power of the “S”. What comes to mind is simple, sustainable, simplicity, save, safe, satisfaction. These are lifesaving words with power.   And this brings a smile. Well another S that changes lives. How we long as human beings for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

This is my favorite holiday, it is a time to reflect. It is about my span of influence and things I can do the make the world a better place. I am a product of my DNA from my ancestors … Continue reading

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