Monthly Archives: November 2014

Daily Kitchen Counter Love Notes

Part of “30 poems in November” fundraiser for The Center for New Americans (www.cna.com). Support them by clicking: http://www.razoo.com/story/poems-for-dollars. Thanks. J – At work –                      Sorry didn’t do dishes – … Continue reading

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Democrats, Mid-term Election 2014

The leaders flounder on their tipsy sight. Like a small boat on rough seas, The leaders ride the waves in helplessness. … When the tide rises and pushes them forward, They decide, “This is the direction we must go.” But … Continue reading

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When there was night

(written for 30 Poems in November.Please go to http://www.razoo.com/story/poems-for-dollars to Pledge for The Center for New Americans0   When there was night Endless stars in constant motion, moon shadows, deep sleep, brilliant dreams, waking dreams, shared dreams, zodiacal light, blue, … Continue reading

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A Bulwer-Lytton Children’s Poem

The Bulwer-Lytton Contest challenges writers to create the worst opening sentence to a novel, i.e. the inspiration for the contest: “It was a dark and stormy night….” For examples, go to  http://www.bulwer-lytton.com I was inspired by them to write a Bulwer-Lytton … Continue reading

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Clearing the mind to see

          (for 30 Poems in November fundraiser) … His mind overtaxed with formulas, Jonas Salk retreated to Umbria. … What clears the mind to see? … Italian hillsides, Gleaming stone walls, The geometry of arches and … Continue reading

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How do you ask a soldier to murder?

(for 30 poems in November) Hitler ignored advice and invaded Russia. The soldiers who were too frightened, dug their own graves. Soldiers shot them and Jews who were traitors. …. “How do you ask a soldier to murder?” one soldier … Continue reading

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