Category: Poem

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Miniature Train-Riding

I almost can’t remember how the trains raced around the track. How Dad and I adjusted knobs and toggled twitches. How town lights turned on and off; how locomotives whirled out of the tunnel....

Shoes on the Beach 0

Sands of My Broken Timing Glass

How long until the sands run out Of your ticking, tracking eyes That look so freely in and through me And gaze upon shores of my muddled tries How long until the sands run...

Heart Lock 0

For Me Not

For me not For you have nothing to fear But my heart For only my heart has the strength To weaken yours For only my heart can minimize Your will power For only my...

Skater 1

Stay In The Present

Wisdom is the Band Aid put on scrapes tumble-downs look mighty painful to the inexperienced the heart is strongest fresh out the package and so goes strain Upsetting world; rainy, divine happenstance teaches best...

a boy roller blading between columns 0

Such Summer Fun

An old video, copied from an old film, shows me attempting to roller skate with the Sterino kids. I remember laughter, and perhaps some encouraging words from Debbie. She, with her long, thick brown...

Life poem 0

The Unknown Writers

Poem There are millions of unknown writers, unheard souls publishing their words in the wind. They are born, they live and die in silence to your ear just because you do not understand their...

wild horse on a mountain field 0

Racehorse Dreams

“It was one of his many ‘get rich quick’ schemes,” Mom says. She and Dad bought a racehorse with some thoroughbred blood in it. They hired a trainer and jockey, and rented stables. They...

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Dandelion

alone in a  mysterious world of mountains and caves an endless maze floating in wind and waterfalls dandelions drifting lost and small isolated and cold at peace with ash and snow a quiet courage a silent...